Posts Tagged Journalism

Print. It’s the new vinyl.

Posted 21 July 2009 by
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Techdirt has noted that vinyl record sales is gaining while CD sales are falling. There are a number of reasons for this, but the most obvious is that the LP is a tangible object that can’t be easily reproduced and can only be shared through a physical, real-world exchange. For true fans, the LP is [...]

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Not that this practice is new…

Posted 21 May 2009 by
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A blog post on the Minnesota Public Radio website shows what can happen when an industry-financed press release is sent from a third-party. Publicity happens. At least one news source called it properly in that particular case. This isn’t a new practice, though. In the past, though, you actually had to send the release on [...]

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Maybe Estate 4.1?

Posted 5 May 2009 by
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With much hubris, many New Media bloggers see their work replacing the product of traditional media. Some people feel nothing good came come of a blog. Is the truth in the middle? Is there a synergy with professionals and amateurs working together that gives us a sum that is greater than their individual parts? Poynter [...]

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I’m not the only one to notice the difference between “journalism” and “blog”

Posted 23 April 2009 by
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So I’m a little slow on discovering All Things Twittered. Today I’ve discovered the blog of Alex Payne, Al3x for short. Officially, Al3x is the API (application programing interface) lead at Twitter. I other words, he knows how to use information from Twitter in your web application. In the few of his blog posts of [...]

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It is the advertising revenue, stupid!

Posted 22 April 2009 by
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Two blog articles about the demise of newspaper journalism have recently made the rounds. It is enough—almost—to make me believe there is such a thing as ying and yang in this world. On April 19, 2009, Joel Brinkley expressed his opinion that Google should pay newspapers for the privilege of indexing their stories in “Web [...]

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