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The Future of Digital Publishing will be via HTML5, not Apps, MIT's Jason Pontin

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While Apps have broad utility for media publishers, they are not needed as the associated development costs and complexities are unnecessary, says...

Watch the Beet Retreat - Recorded Live On February 1

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Beet Retreat 2013: A Summit of Digital Media... by DailymotionUSA VIEQUES, PR -- Please check out this four and a half-hour Webcast with digital leade...

Video: Why Publishers Don't Like Apps -- MIT's Technology Review Editor Pontin: "We're Going to Kill" Ours

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Like the the Financial Times which has totally left the Apps platform for an enhance HTML mobile Web scenario, MIT's Technology Review has abandon...

(Video) MIT's Jason Pontin: Tablets Must be Based on Open Standards to Succeed

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The "feckless infatuation" of magazine publishers in creating closed-garden Apps to replicate their publications has proven to be a disappointment...

(video) MIT's Jason Pontin: Media "Platform Agnosticism" is Dead, Long Live "Platform Committed"

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.28.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

VIEQUES, PR -- For media companies to succeed, they need to operate on the platforms they know best, not distribute content on places which are not t...

(video) NPR's Problems with Money, "Ownership" and Politicalization, Former CEO Speaks

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

VIEQUES, PR -- Getting just one dollar of public funding makes a news organization "fair game" for attacks and NPR should be weaned off public fun...