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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 … Continue reading

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Twitter and What Might Have Been | stratechery This analysis of Twitter’s shift from developer darling to standalone creator is a fascinating read. I remember the blog post alluded to in this article, and the shockwaves it caused about Twitter’s … Continue reading

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What Newspapers Don’t Know about Web Traffic Has Hurt Them Badly – But There is a Better Way – Shorenstein Center Research paper by Matthew Hindman into the regional news business in the US. Fascinating, frustrating and familiar… “Hindman’s research … Continue reading

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Facebook hosting doesn’t change things, the world already changed — Remains of the Day This… “…media ad experiences are awful. I wonder sometimes if folks at media companies ever try clicking their own links from within social media like Twitter … Continue reading

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NPR Appoints The AP’s Michael Oreskes As News Chief : The Two-Way : NPR I’d agree with this, and also add apathy into the mix – not only how do you hold people’s attention, but how to do you get … Continue reading

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Snapchat stories: Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app » Nieman Journalism Lab Does what it says on the tin. I like the opportunities presented by Snapchat – I particularly like the idea of going back … Continue reading

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A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium “While it hasn’t reached the popularity of the other networks, Yik Yak is a powerful contender that people actually use. Often I see people post about the fight for anonymity … Continue reading

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When to quit your journalism job » Pressthink “When the sales people are happy to sell what the newsroom is happy to make, there you have a well-run editorial company. So measure your own newsroom’s misery by its distance from … Continue reading

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News in the age of digital disruption – Future Tense – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) “The digital disruption to news delivery has also posed questions about the need for impartiality in the digital age. With the internet providing … Continue reading

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New Relationships, Forms, and Models for News — Geeks Bearing Gifts — Medium “So perhaps the news industry must think past the idea that it is in the content, advertising, and distribution businesses. Perhaps we should ask whether — like Google and … Continue reading

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