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Seattle Times: Diversifying Revenues

From the Seattle Innovation Tour Blog:

A talk with Seattle Times revealed the fact that for newspaper staying in business is impossible without diversifying revenue streams. 614 more words

Media Change

Do you need a new title?

Does your job title matter?

Perhaps. Traditionally it mattered. The pay scales at many businesses reflect titles and descriptors like “senior” and “vice president” and “director.” Bank loan officers surely treated CEOs with more respect than fry cooks. 308 more words


Challengers To Watch XIII

Talking to Paul Bocking about Ward 35 Scarborough Southwest, it’s difficult to imagine how it sent the current councillor to City Hall to represent it. 755 more words


The Times of India's new social-media policy completely misses the point, and therefore will fail

Many journalists both in India and elsewhere are up in arms about a newly released social-media policy for reporters and editors who work at the… 795 more words

Typing To The Rhythm Of An Old Technology

The typewriter has now become a metonym for the experience of newswriting—and writing, at large—in the 20th century.

But nearly 30 years after typewriters disappeared from newsrooms in the late 1980s, … 126 more words


Frank Rhodes Armitage

Captain Dr Frank Rhodes Armitage DSO was killed in action on 30 July 1917, aged 34. He was in a dugout along with Captain C. E. 219 more words

Men Who Served

Shell in the process of selling Nigeria's oil blocks

Anglo-Dutch oil multinational, Shell, is in the process of concluding the sale of some of its four Nigerian oil blocks in a $5 billion deal, as part of the company’s plan to dispose of $15 billion of its global assets in 2014 and 2015 to cut costs and boost profits. 648 more words