School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Newsroom goal? All screens, all the time

Posted on: September 22nd, 2011 by

Bill Tallent, CEO of Mercury Media, had lunch with graduate students at the Meek School. His company has developed many of the news apps now in commercial use and he predicted the rise of the tablet – pointing out how quickly sales and use of iPads and similar devices are rising. They are quickly eclipsing “old-style” websites and smart phones.