Trinity chief predicts newspaper closures – “A senior regional press executive has predicted a “sharp contraction” in the number of newspapers across the UK as a result of the economic downturn.” Maybe it’s me but is predict a funny word to use given the source?
Emily Bell: Digital media cannot be contained by the analogue rulebook – Emily ponders the semantics and legalethics of this new thingy, whotsit that is the the web like “The challenge for the courts, the regulators, the distributors and the publishers of all manner of content is not to try to bind the digital inside the analogue rulebook, but to look beyond it for something that is quintessentially digital and fits this freer world.”
Digital Steenbeck – Not the virtual grapes of wrath – that’s Steinbeck. This is editing furniture geek heaven.
Introducing the 3rd “Programmer-Journalist” | PBS – Nick Allen is the next Knight News Challenge sponsored *“programmer-journalist” at Medill School. What could a “programmer-journalist” do when he graduates – “Keeping a news organization ahead of the competition technically will be a constant battle. The news innovator’s role will be to invent, scout, and borrow innovative tools and techniques.” *sounds good to me.
The Declining Value of Content? – “Anyone trying to surface their video content today has to solve a very difficult problem with distribution, and should have a strategy, budget, and partnerships to do so.”
Part One: a theory of storytelling – “*What makes a story memorable? Is it the plot; the setting; the characters; use of imagery and figurative language? Although these are standards in written stories, there are additional elements in visual storytelling that must be taken into account. ” *Cyndy Green looks at visual storytelling in two parts
SEO strategies for publishers – “How can publishers maintain high visibility on search engines without losing their brand distinction? Decide where to draw a line in the sand” So says Drew Broomhall, Times Online’s Search Editor. He’s an ex-student of mine. Very proud.