Not For Broadcast #media #socialmedia

10,000 breaking news citizen journalism videos on YouTube marked as **Not For Broadcast** and an ABC TV affiliate that ignores Twitter’s breaking news … may you live in interesting times #media #socialmedia #donedeal

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Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Mongrel Media: Traditional vs Corporate vs Social Media. Bought vs Owned vs Earned Attention. Which will win? I’m betting on the mongrel Corporate taking over Heritage AND Social channels.

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UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional

Where do our teenagers learn it is fine to trash someone mourning the death of their father? From the media. #StopTheMedia #TrollMedia Compare these two situations: A UK Teen is arrested for making comments about an Olympian diver’s (Tom Daly) father’s death on Twitter and a lauded Australian Radio Host is lauded for making comments in front of Uni students about our Prime Minister’s father’s death.

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Lord Monckton told Mining executives to buy up big in MEDIA and use the Super Rich to exert control over media messages. Gina Rinehart (mining family) has started buying up shares in Fairfax. And taking out injunctions to stop social media “crowdsourcing” about her, her family and her business. Which is mining and media. What…

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers…

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Facebook Open Graph: Washington Post and Future of Social News

What would happen if you owned a newspaper but you asked your readers to do the distribution for you? The Washington Post has implemented the Social Graph from Facebook: Use your Facebook network on the Post Web site Note to readers: Today you will find a new home page feature, at the top right, that…

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Journoggers – Journalists that blog

As more trained journalists move into the amateur blogging space, what are the fundamental differences in the blogging style between the two? While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand…

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free, how can you then charge for it? And what is free stuff anyway – marketing? advertising? A mugs game?  If you offer some…

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