This Week’s Top Digital Media Stories – Week of September 7th

Our roundup of this week’s can’t miss digital media resources:

HTML5 vs. Apps: Why The Debate Matters, And Who Will Win
Business Insider delves into the apps versus HTML5 debate. Key issues discussed relate to distribution, monetization, network effects, and functionality, all of which are critical to the success of an app in today’s competitive marketplace.


Earlier this week, Reddit reached an entirely new, more mainstream audience when President Obama agreed to participate in one of the site’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ informal interviews. What can newspapers learn from Reddit’s community-sourced approach to news?

Report: The US Smartphone Revolution Is Already Entering The Late Innings
According to a new BI Intelligence report from Henry Blodget, smartphone penetration in the United States has surpassed its peak and is entering a point where growth will begin to slow rapidly. The American market will be nearly fully penetrated in a few short years, what impact will this have on the smartphone ecosystem in North America?


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