From a post I found over at SimsBlog with some really good thoughts: …is how journalists “spent nearly a century denying responsibility and involvement in business decisions”. … The result of this siloed newsroom is that a large chunk of the organization has no real understanding of how the business works. That is a very real idea. In fact, I … Read More
Image by Joriel “Joz” Jimenez via Flickr The paywall discussion is in full force at my job (Gazette Communications) and my buddy and I were discussing the idea of adding a paywall to our electronic edition yesterday at lunch. Funny – as the exact same thing we were talking about was pointed to in this Boing-Boing post: The critical point … Read More
Interesting concept: The paper’s team worked with media consultancy Innovation to come up with a new way to organise the product. “Our feeling was,” said Figueiredo, who came on board at an early stage, moving from DiÃ¡rio EconÃ³mico, “that people were not concerned about traditional sections any more. i = Future Of Newspapers = Think, Know, Understand, and Feel – … Read More
The future of journalism in Seattle, part 1 | Reclaim the Media. Brings up some good points.
One of my favorite ideas of our CEO Chuck Peters is the idea that “old-media” is like a megaphone. We broadcast a message in a one-way fashion rain the news down to all within earshot. I like that analogy. But I guess I’m thinking that we better starting using the thing to engage some people really soon – or we’ll … Read More
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