the atlantic

Nov
13
Engaged reading digest: Outrage, redesigns, laptops and RSS

Engaged reading digest: Outrage, redesigns, laptops and RSS

Apple redesigns its MacBook Pros, The Atlantic just redesigns, we study social media outrage, and celebrate RSS
3 min read
Aug
13
Facebook distorts everything around the idea of engagement

Facebook distorts everything around the idea of engagement

Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and the author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, has some compelling theories on how Facebook became whaat it is.
1 min read
Feb
06
The Atlantic closes its comments - and makes them more important, too

The Atlantic closes its comments - and makes them more important, too

The Atlantic joins many other sites in turning off comments - but that doesn’t mean its abandoning reader commentary.
1 min read
Jun
25
Life of the homepage, Atlantic style

Life of the homepage, Atlantic style

Some really interesting research from The Atlantic, which seems to confirm a pet theory of mine: Readers mental model is
1 min read
Sep
21

Why Good Bloggers are Good For Print

Here’s a piece of news that’s all over the journalism blogosphere this afternoon, and which surprises me not
1 min read
Jun
19

Is Murdoch Right to Keep Investing in Newspapers?

Golly and, indeed, gosh. An e-mail arrives from one Kyle at The Atlantic, pointing me to the video they’ve