The case for print journalism
- Sep 10, 2016 - Politico - Why Print News Still Rules - "Ive been an online journalist for 20 yearsand still, youll have to pry my newspaper from my cold dying hands."
I get most of my news from the Web as it flows to my desktop, my tablet, my pho...
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- Sep 20, 2016 - #media #business #design #history #web #mobile #socialmedia #book
Journalism and Social Media - July 2016
- #media #socialmedia #business #humor #moronism
How journalism has adapted to the era of social media, where creating an emotional connection trumps getting the facts straight
This sounds like more whining by the media indust...
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- Jul 12, 2016 - #media #socialmedia #business #humor #moronism #advertising #quote #indieweb
Thu, June 30, 2016 links to read
- Reuters report: consumers prefer text over video for hard news but big breaking stories increase video interest
Nearly 80 media organizations unite to focus on homelessness in San Francisco, spearheaded by Audrey Cooper, editor in chief of The S...
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- Jun 30, 2016 - #media #socialmedia #advertising #business #design
Facebook as a so-called media org
- it's their site. they, facebook, can do whatever it wants with their site. don't like it, move on and maybe start your own service.
may 9, 2016 - weird. i thought this story made the rounds two weeks ago.
this story was posted last week or so, and ...
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- May 10, 2016 - #socialmedia #humor #moronism #business #design
Facebook and its media operation
- Is this more media whining, since it's an industry that whines a lot, or does this article actually have merit?
Only media people will think much about this. The Facebook masses won't care.
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Inside Facebook's ...
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- May 03, 2016 - #media #socialmedia #business #moronism
Buzzfeed distribution channels - april 2016
- "A breakdown of BuzzFeed's official distribution channels: 10 social networks, 7 chat apps, 5 BuzzFeed apps, 20 video syndication partners, and more" - hilarious. and what's the take-away for small, local publishers? anything? a fraction of that? #me...
- Apr 26, 2016 - #media #socialmedia #apps
Facebook dominates social media with nobody second
- Apr 5, 2016
Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook Messager by itself is huge.
A few years ago, Facebook tried to buy Snapchat for around three billion dollars. Facebook recognized the futu...
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- Apr 07, 2016 - #socialmedia
Using other services to create a local media org - March 2016
- Video storage to allow videos to be embedded into blog posts:
Image storage to allow images to be embedded into blog posts:
Photo and short video storage and/or ...
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- Mar 10, 2016 - #media #blogging #video #socialmedia #local
Facebook's Instant Articles do not help the Open Web
- (Nor the #Indieweb which is the term that I prefer.)
I enjoy reading Dave Winer's blog posts that are related to blogging and other technologies. I don't have to agree with him all the time.
Two recent DW posts:
How Instant Articles helps the ope...
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- Feb 29, 2016 - #Indieweb #socialmedia #mobile #app #blog_jr
- Twitter's Missing Manual - (eev.ee)
related HN thread
It takes thousands of words to explain how to use a service that permits only 140 characters.
This is a space that is ripe for disruption. Someone or something could create a much simpler "disc...
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- Feb 27, 2016 - #socialmedia #forums #design #humor #moronism #blog_jr
Google AMP and Facebook's Instant Articles info - late Jan 2016
- Jan 26, 2016
and other media stories.
#local - #media - #socialmedia - #design - #mobile
- Jan 26, 2016
WTOL fires employees for playing the game Cards Against Humanity
- Toledo, Ohio - News broke on Thu, Jan 14, 2016 that TV news station WTOL fired employees for playing a game. But it's not that simple.
The employees played the allegedly offensive game at work. Bad choice. Stupid choice.
It's possible that another ...
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- Jan 15, 2016 - #toledo #media #business #moronism #socialmedia #humor
Pondering Dave Winer's early Jan 2016 posts
- Jan 5, 2016 - My current bookmarks page of sites that I visit or feeds that I consume includes a link to DW's feed near the top of the list. I access his feed multiple times per day to see what new insights he has posted. I'm mainly interested in his...
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- Jan 06, 2016 - #indieweb #webmention #socialmedia #technology #moronism #blog_jr