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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Caught an interesting post at PJNet: Beneath the somber tales of shrinking revenues and staff cuts is an even more somber reality about the news business: The nearly two-century-old marriage between consumer advertising and journalism is on the rocks. Good stuff…
Found a post over at ReaDwriteWeb called “Ten Common Objections to Social Media Adoption and How You Can Respond” Steve Outing wrote a very good article at Editor and Publisher on Friday about the need for cultural change inside the newpapers around the US (found via the wonderful CyberJournalist.net). That article got me thinking that [...]
I’m not sure which article I like better – the 10 sites or the American Newspapers and the Internet: Threat or Opportunity? – but this is definitely it. Take a look at this link and I will give you my thoughts on the top ten below. I really like a lot of the different stuff [...]