Five barriers to journalists using Twitter – Sarah Hartley has a great list of barriers – and rebuttals – to the twitter question. My personal fave is number 3. “I don’t have the time. Your competitors have found time.”
The All-Digital Newsroom of the Not-So-Distant Future – I missed this one when it came out but I enjoyed Steve Outing’s take on the changes in newsrooms. He’s “emphasized that the reporter/bloggers in this reinvented digital news organization will interact with readers and participate in social networks where they spread word of their work and collect followers or fans. “
I Don’t Read The Newspaper – Robert Courtemanche admits what many do but would never ‘fess up to. “I may be a heretic, but I still believe in the power of journalism. I just don’t believe in newspapers as a delivery model anymore. That was the 20th Century, we don’t live there anymore.”
Google Chrome for Mac (First Screenshots) – Being a mac owner is always a bit of waiting game. Not sure if I would jump Firefox for this but, the other thing you can say about mac owners is our head is easily turned by the shiny new.
QIT #6 News and music are incomparable | Joanna Geary – “the news industry doesn’t really believe its content has any value other than to provide structure around which to place advertising.” and despite it’s best efforts it will struggle to turn that thinking around