Monthly Archives: May 2012

Say “I Do” to the Summer Season: New Wedding Section and More

It\’s almost June and there\’s a lot to celebrate: the start of summer, graduation and wedding season, perhaps there\’s even a vacation in your future. This weekend, tap on the red ribbon in the Content Guide for reads that should … Continue reading

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Your Guide to the Media Industry: paidContent on Flipboard

Two years after completing his Masters in Journalism from Indiana University, Rafat Ali was broke and looking for a job. The dotcom boom had gone bust, and living in expensive London wasn\’t helping him make ends meet, so the then … Continue reading

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Building a Musical Career on SoundCloud: A Red Couch Interview with Cyra Morgan

To close out our week-long celebration of audio on Flipboard, we\’ve got an interview on our new SoundCloud channel with Cyra Morgan, an angel-voiced singer-songwriter who\’s found her catharsis, along with an audience, on SoundCloud. Currently over 12,000 people follow … Continue reading

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All in the Community: A Red Couch Interview with SoundCloud\’s David Noël

Whether you\’re new to SoundCloud or want to expand your community there, David Noel is your man. As SoundCloud\’s community evangelist, he says there are three simple rules of engagement: 1 – be kind and positive 2 – give more … Continue reading

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All the News That\’s Fit to Hear: A Red Couch Chat with NPR\’s Kinsey Wilson

Years from now, when someone writes the definitive e-book about how journalism transitioned from the old world to the new, Kinsey Wilson ought to feature prominently in the early chapters. Wilson is National Public Radio\’s executive vice president and, more … Continue reading

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Capturing Sound: A Red Couch Interview with SoundCloud Audio Expert Evan Tenenbaum

As the audio content manager for SoundCloud, Evan Tenenbaum knows sound—not just how to record it, as in knowing the right equipment to use, but also how to make it. “I love the storytelling aspects of sound,” he told us. … Continue reading

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Finally: Facebook Goes Public

It\’s been billed as the biggest IPO in the history of tech companies, and the second largest IPO of all time. Will Facebook—which debuted on the NASDAQ at 11 am EST Friday—live up to the hype? We\’ve created a special … Continue reading

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How to be Smart: A Red Couch Interview with Baratunde Thurston

We\’re huge fans of Baratunde Thurston, 34, at Flipboard. A humorist and former digital director at The Onion, Thurston pretty much makes his living these days as a public speaker, logging a few hundred thousand miles a year. It\’s easy … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg and Melting Ice? A Red Couch Interview with SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung

Now that you can listen to your Flipboard, we\’re celebrating with a week\’s worth of interviews we recorded—and uploaded to our new SoundCloud channel—with people who are experts in some form of sound creation and sharing. You\’ll learn about recording … Continue reading

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Now you can listen to—and read—NPR on Flipboard

In 1970, when television was starting to crush all other forms of media, radio news looked especially at risk. So 90 public radio stations from around the United States banded together with the goal of not only surviving, but of … Continue reading

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