You can create your own online newspaper from online community content using paper.li – so I thought I would create a social media newspaper from the tweets of Australian journalists. I made a list of 500 journalists on Twitter, now their tweets dynamically update my online newspaper. Cool eh? Quis custodiet ipsos custodes, indeedy. If […]
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 […]
At Media140 I said mentioned that journalists (well some, anyway) weren’t really members of the social networks, just using them to lift stories, out of context, with no respect for the online community family. Or, weirdly, move between the two – sometimes mucking around with the rest of us on Twitter, the next minute lifting […]
Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
The London Standard today told readers “Sorry For Losing Touch”. There are 5 stages to the loss, grief, death cycle according to Kubler-Ross: Denial: Denial is usually only a temporary defense for the individual. This feeling is generally replaced with heightened awareness of situations and individuals that will be left behind after death. Example – […]
Facebook is used (mostly) by members as a gated community. They want to keep information within the network, not have it published in the newspaper. News.com.au sucks sometimes: Stinging status leads to Facebook fracas WE are nominating this the Facebook fracas of the week. Names have been changed and bad words bleeped to protect the […]
From Alan Mutter’s blog: Newspaper share value fell $64B in ’08 In the worst year in history for publishers, newspaper shares dropped an average of 83.3% in 2008, wiping out $64.5 billion in market value in just 12 months. Although things were tough for all sorts of businesses in the face of the worst economic […]