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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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Occupy Wall Street or #OccupyWallStreet – the demonstrations have turned nasty with NYPD arresting, macing hundreds of people. A summary of social media responses including Citizen Journalism is Process Journalism, Why Governments Fear Social Media and online communities – the Demise of Representational Democracy, Why Traditional Media Ignores or Reviles Social Media, Move over Government,…

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Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

NSW Police have been made aware of a Facebook page that has allegedly made disturbing death threats against baby-faced singer Jack Vidgen. Telephones don’t stalk children, Social Media doesn’t intimidate them either. People do. Investigate People. Don’t blame the online community tools. Thank the tools – they shine a spotlight on all that is horrid…

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AdAge and the new world of computers

ADAGE introduces a “breakthrough in interactive features”. WARNING: Troll posting ahead.  A KEYSTROKE of GENIUS for International Readers? I don’t think so…  Now you can get every page — every word, every graphic, every ad, every dot and whistle of every issue of AD AGE — on your computer at a click. And we’re hearing a great cheer go up for…

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