Au Revoir Ampp3d | Digital by Default
” Other people will write blogposts that better sum up the influence Ampp3d etc had on digital journalism in the UK – I am not qualified to do that. I will just say thank you for the inspiration, for demonstrating there was an audience for data journalism beyond the broadsheets and for the ever entertaining social media channels”
Newsonomics: Razor-thin profits are cutting into newspapers’ chances at innovation » Nieman Journalism Lab
“Every newspaper chain talks about getting digital faster. The plain truth is, that despite almost two decades of effort, most aren’t close to where they need to be. Even The New York Times can count only 28.2 percent of its ad revenue coming from digital”
Mobile journalism kit advice from RTÉ’s Glen Mulcahy | Media news
Recommended reading for great hints. Glenn is the master.
tags: mojo phone mobile journalism
Mobile first — Benedict Evans
“Instead of thinking about the constraints of mobile – of the things you can’t do because the screen is smaller and there’s no keyboard – we should rather think of the PC as having the basic, cut-down, limited version of the internet, because it only has the web. It’s the mobile that has the whole internet.”
“Quartz is an API”: The path ahead for the business site that’s reshaping digital news » Nieman Journalism Lab
“Before we built qz.com, we built the Quartz API. (On day one, someone had already started playing with it.) Today the API’s primary customer remains qz.com, but it could go in all sorts of directions. Our philosophy has always been to put as little friction as possible between us and our readers, and our API is an advantage in living up to that ideal.”
Anticipating Digital Disruption
“In order to thrive in this time of exponential change and rapid digital disruption, it is imperative to actively scan far outside of your industry looking for new ways to disrupt yourself, before others do it for you.”
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