Monthly Archives: April 2013

My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

The 5 Stages of Disruption Denial Disruption is an apellation that’s flung around a great deal. Music is a disrupted industry… media is a disrupted industry… But handles get in the way of actually stopping and understanding what that means. … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

Ron Johnson and the Fickle Gods of Innovation Weirdly, I was talking to someone about scale, innovation and why markets need start ups and big companies,  and then read this piece on Medium on the same theme… ” in the … Continue reading

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Why is the person you’re quoting a ‘spokesman’?

I try not to start posts off with “when I was a young reporter…” but, well, here goes:  When I was a young reporter the word ‘spokesman/woman’ didn’t really appear in local papers.  It was part of my weeklies paper … Continue reading

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My ‘interesting reads’ roundup (weekly)

How being consistent helped a hyperlocal news site to finally get Facebook Friend and colleague Ed Walker has posted about his decision to get serious with Blog Preston’s Facebook page. Although this is about his hyperlocal site, it’s good advice … Continue reading

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Tindle Newspapers: Hyperlocal successes may not pay the mortgage

UPDATED: This is a really old post (from 2010 in fact). I accidentally republished it today while going through the back end of my blog to find posts on local news reporting,  to research something for a conference. Quite how … Continue reading

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