Category Archives: Newspaper business

Shaping your digital business for 2010

What struck me most about the AOP’s forum was the gentle patter of realism. Similar digital publishing seminars and conferences in the past have often boasted what might best be described as “digital extremists” who argue that traditional media is … Continue reading

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JEEcamp 2009: Interview with Paul Bradshaw – on the future of journalism

Paul Bradshaw, JEEcamp organiser, has strong views on journalism’s future. People will not pay for content but only a platform, he argues, so journalists should create their content around services. Hear what he has to say in a short interview … Continue reading

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JEEcamp 2009: pictures from the event

For coverage of the event go Martin Belam here or here, Michael Haddon here and Kasper Sorensen here.  But for those wanting pictures, my photos are in a slideshow below and can be found in a Flick set here. And finally here … Continue reading

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JEEcamp 2009: Interview with Martin Belam – on the future of journalism

I was in Birmingham yesterday for JEEcamp. It’s a great opportunity to talk about journalism and, more specifically, how to make money from it. I asked Martin for his predicitions on the future of the press “There was news when … Continue reading

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Interview with David Cohn – the future of investigative journalism

David Cohn’s Spot.us is an experiment “to preserve investigative journalism” in the San Francisco bay area.  This is how it works. Members of the public choose which topic should be investigated by a journalist, pledging anything from $5 upwards.  Listen to … Continue reading

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A list of UK bloggers and Twitterers who are beginning to rival their US peers for my attention

Six months ago, my daily fix of blogs and Twitters originated in the US or Canada Whether it was Jeremiah Owyang, Jay Rosen or Mark Potts, their posts and Tweets provided me with a swift and fascinating education in both new and … Continue reading

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Is an MA in Social Media strictly necessary?

Would you be impressed by a candidate boasting the University of Salford’s proposed MA in Social Media (hat tip Chi-chi Ekweozor)? Recruitment is becoming a key issue for any traditional company building its digital business. Does it continue to appoint people in … Continue reading

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