Pay for News vs Save The Media

Just a quick follow up on Death Cycle of Newspapers – News Corp will charge for newspaper websites, says Rupert Murdoch – Current days of free internet will soon be over, says media mogul (The Guardian) Rupert Murdoch expects to start charging for access to News Corporation‘s newspaper websites within a year as he strives to fix…

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Myspace vs Facebook

Old video – Live Feed is News Feed – one of the most successful viral marketing tools ever – and nearly got turned off! Even Rupert Murdoch thinks they are competitors instead of understanding the symbiotic nature of content vs distribution social networks. Here’s a piece from bloggingstocks “will myspace help or hurt newscorp over…

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50 Most Powerful Blogs, 100 Christian Blogs and popular vs powerful

I’ve cut and paste to make a list – for a summary on each one that is in the top 50 list and why, go to The Guardian: huffingtonpost.com boingboing.net techcrunch.com (UnkyDunky etc) kottke.org dooce.com (sacked for blogging) perezhilton.com (you know you want it) talkingpointsmemo.com icanhascheezburger.com (cats and the first Internet language) beppegrillo.it gawker.com drudgereport.com…

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Facebook vs Google – social search, inbuilt support

Anyone here use Facebook? *poke* poke* From Ad Age: 23-Year-Old Mark Zuckerberg Has Google Sweating Idealist Entrepreneur’s Facebook Offers Something Search Doesn’t–Distribution By Abbey Klaassen Just as Google has become what some people call the operating system for search, Facebook is turning itself into the operating system for social networking. While Google knows what millions…

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Crikey! Mayne and Milne’s most Excellent Adventure

The Walkley Awards are all about Excellence in Journalism. And now, one assumes, Pugilism. So after the kerfuffle between Crikey’s Stephen Mayne and NewsCorp’s Glenn Milne we ask – what award will Glenn Milne will receive? “Come on settle down, it’s nothing special – just another pissed journo,” he(Stephen Mayne) told the audience. He appeared…

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Odd…

…I heard that Reeltime.tv was also a Perth based company (see prev. post). Probably the remoteness of it all. However checking reeltime.tv website they list only a Melb and Syd address. So without naming names *points a finger at the bloke from PBL* someone must’ve got it wrong the other night! Lachlan Murdoch buys into…

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Techdirt’s Technology or Community?

Techdirt (a free service of techdirt corporate intelligence) had this insightful little bite from Mike of the seems-like-it department: Which Is More Important: Technology Or Community? from the seems-like-it dept There’s an interesting little blurb making the rounds today about Rupert Murdoch claiming Google could have bought MySpace three months before he did at half…

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Wanna job in Online Communities?

Robert Andrews at Journalism.co.uk has a snippet on some jobs working with Citizen Murdoch. I’ll quote it in full as its only a wee thing: Rupert Murdoch’s News International is to embark on a big expansion of its internet communities commitment this summer. Recruitment advertisements have gone out for a number of positions “on several…

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