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News Industry ‘Ho-hum’ to Facebook’s Vision

Mark Zuckerberg’s rare Facebook Q&A session June 30 garnered 241,000+ likes and 7,000+ shares.  The general consensus among news organizations and citizen chatter on social media during the event and several days afterwards  was fairly lukewarm addressing his responses directed towards a couple of questions on the future of news.  749 more words

Social Media Strategy

7/7: How UGC of a terror attack changed the news forever

Ten years on from the London suicide bombings of 7th of July 2005, I’m struck by how different the news landscape was then.

Today people have been posting their memories of the attacks on social media, back then it didn’t really exist. 742 more words

TV News

A News App Dies, and the News Biz Stays the Same as Ever

  • But when it comes to the news—at least the business of news—the old ways have been hard to shake.
  • Matt: news organization to news organization, let’s just say we get it.
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Black Boxes in Philly

Just a short post to say I’ll be off to Philadelphia tomorrow for the annual IRE conference, where I’ll be moderating a panel – called… 204 more words

Future Of News

When abundance enables sharing and sharing causes abundance

Here is an excellent slide in the presentation by Gerd Leonhard, a noted futurist, depicting a rabbit surrounded by tons of carrots. The caption states, “Get ready for abundance: distribution (i.e. 701 more words

Media Ecology

Location, Location, Location

Nieman Labs had an interesting piece yesterday about this NYT Upshot story on the best and worst places to grow up in America.

It’s not that the story itself was great – although it wasn’t bad, and in any case was technically a companion piece to this much more traditional NYT… 659 more words

Future Of News

The challenge of managing agents of change. Or, Justine should know

Over on Quora, the world’s best search engine, this question was asked this month: How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson? 1,293 more words

Digital Transformation