Tim Currie’s article at the Nieman Journalism Lab about the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe almost makes me wish I were back in the ‘peg. (I moved there 3 times in the 1970s and 1980s. Love the place but, sorry, the winters are too much to bear.) One of the many great things about Winnipeg […]
The news section of Fairfax’s stuff.co.nz news website extended its lead over the news section at APN’s nzherald.co.nz in July, according to data released today by Nielsen. Yahooxtra.co.nz was in third place. Average daily unique visitors at stuff.co.nz were 16.4 per cent higher in July than in January. All figures are based on NZ domestic […]
The promotional video [above] gives the flavour of this new news organization which launched this morning, while Martin Langeveld at Nieman Journalism Lab explores the Texas Tribune website. Founder and chairman John Thornton writes about the Tribune’s mission and the reasons for its nonprofit approach.
Part 1: About the net generation Part 2: About social media and the press Stephen Fry on Twitter
If you know some basic HTML, you should find this fairly easy to follow. Click within the player to advance the presentation. Thanks to Stuart Myles.
If you’ve ever wondered how to help your news stories rank higher in Google News, this video offers some ideas. Things like: using large images, not breaking up story text or running stories onto multiple pages, providing Google-friendly URLs and making sure you have a site map. It all sounds good, but even Google’s clever […]
In introducing the video, futurist Gerd Leonhard writes on his blog: …this is mostly about media and the future of content: distribution is no longer the core business for media companies. Why open licensing platforms are so important. The move from selling copies to selling access – how will that be monetized? How will content […]
Details at the Online News Association website.
Highlights of the projects presented during June’s Future of News and Civic Media conference at MIT.
College media service provider CoPress provides this snappy summary of how to turn a newspaper newsroom 180 degrees, to be “web-centric”.