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Rupert Murdoch on the Future of News

Rupert Murdoch on the Future of News | RJI links | Scoop.it
In his second day of testimony during a British inquiry into media ethics, he predicts that newspapers will exist as print versions for 20 more years, but with very small circulations.
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Slide Deck: Can Johnston Press re-invent local news for digital?

Slide Deck: Can Johnston Press re-invent local news for digital? | RJI links | Scoop.it
The UK's troubled number-two local news publisher has vowed to launch national websites for pet shows, bonny baby contests, football fans and more, as part of new CEO Ashley Highfield's big digital and transformation strategy.
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Worldcrunch wants to be the Internet’s Rosetta Stone for news

Worldcrunch wants to be the Internet’s Rosetta Stone for news | RJI links | Scoop.it
The Paris-based startup already has deals with lots of international newspapers to translate their stories into English. Now they're starting to find those translations a (hopefully profitable) home.
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Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?

Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter? | RJI links | Scoop.it
Had Narrative Science -- a company that trains computers to write news stories—created this piece, it probably would not mention that ...
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LinkedIn’s surprisingly sexy new iPad app proves this company gets mobile

LinkedIn’s surprisingly sexy new iPad app proves this company gets mobile | RJI links | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has just popped its iPad app onto the iTunes App Store, and you'll be shocked at how slick, pared-down, and beautifully designed it is. This is the company's first foray into tablets, and the wait has paid off.
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MediaPost Publications Print Captures Local Eyes, But Digital Gaining Ground 04/26/2012

MediaPost Publications Print Captures Local Eyes, But Digital Gaining Ground 04/26/2012 | RJI links | Scoop.it
Print Captures Local Eyes, But Digital Gaining Ground - 04/26/2012...
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Meredith Local Media Revenues Up 10% | TVNewsCheck.com

The gain is driven by gains in automotive and professional services advertising and a 70% rise in digital revenue.
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How strong “core” muscles deal with change fatigue

How strong “core” muscles deal with change fatigue | RJI links | Scoop.it
To survive in the digital age, newspapers must continue to invest in their core competencies — story generation and storytelling — even as the delivery models for journalism change.
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MediaPost Publications Communications Industry Exceeding Expectations 04/24/2012

MediaPost Publications Communications Industry Exceeding Expectations 04/24/2012 | RJI links | Scoop.it
Communications Industry Exceeding Expectations - 04/24/2012...
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iPad and Android tablet users will average over 31 downloads per year: ABI Research report

iPad and Android tablet users will average over 31 downloads per year: ABI Research report | RJI links | Scoop.it
A new report by ABI Research breaks out app download trends on media tablets over the next five years.
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Wall Street Journal dives into live, continuous coverage with its new Markets Pulse stream

Wall Street Journal dives into live, continuous coverage with its new Markets Pulse stream | RJI links | Scoop.it
The newspaper's constantly updated markets coverage will provide frequent updates in one place, continuing the streamification of the news.
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Journatic to provide TribLocal suburban content

Journatic to provide TribLocal suburban content | RJI links | Scoop.it
Tribune Co.announced Monday it has made an investment in Chicago-based media content provider Journatic, which will take over production of TribLocal, the Chicago Tribune 'sfive-year-old network of community web sites and print editions.
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News.me - Getting the News — Martin Nisenholtz |

News.me - Getting the News — Martin Nisenholtz | | RJI links | Scoop.it
Getting the News — Martin Nisenholtz (This post is part of News.me’s ongoing series, “Getting the News.” In our efforts to understand everything about social news, we’re reaching out to writers and...
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Kindle Fire Grabs Over 50 Percent of the Android Tablet Market - Forbes

Kindle Fire Grabs Over 50 Percent of the Android Tablet Market - Forbes | RJI links | Scoop.it
The bewildering array of Android hardware used to mean that no single device had the power to grab a significant market share of the Android tablet market. That all changed as soon as Amazon's Kindle Fire hit the scene.
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New York Times R&D Group Launches First Commercial Product | MediaWorks - Advertising Age

New York Times R&D Group Launches First Commercial Product | MediaWorks - Advertising Age | RJI links | Scoop.it
The New York Times R&D Lab has spent years building "concept cars" for media, but now it is introducing an ad product designed to leverage social media.
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How tech's giants want to re-invent journalism

How tech's giants want to re-invent journalism | RJI links | Scoop.it
Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest technology companies keep rejecting comparisons with news organisations.
But they nevertheless think they have the prescription for what news media must do next...
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3 ways to boost video engagement

3 ways to boost video engagement | RJI links | Scoop.it
Original video content can be a highly engaging asset for publishers looking to grow their audience – and their digital advertising revenues. Here’s how to increase the odds of people finding and watching your video content.
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How ESPN and Mediaite use curation to increase video traffic

How ESPN and Mediaite use curation to increase video traffic | RJI links | Scoop.it
Online video sounds like such a honeypot when you look at the trends, but the devil is in the details. Many web video efforts fall short in the most important area, viewership.
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Click-Through Rates May Matter Even Less Than We Thought | Digital - Advertising Age

Click-Through Rates May Matter Even Less Than We Thought | Digital - Advertising Age | RJI links | Scoop.it
A recent study from Pretarget and ComScore revealed that the correlation between a user's clicking on an ad and a conversion is virtually nonexistent.
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Are you a young dude interested in news? All else equal, this study says you’re a top paywall target

Are you a young dude interested in news? All else equal, this study says you’re a top paywall target | RJI links | Scoop.it
A new study from the University of Texas explores the interrelatedness between online news use, preference, and intent to pay.
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How strong “core” muscles deal with change fatigue

How strong “core” muscles deal with change fatigue | RJI links | Scoop.it
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TechCrunch | Forrester: 760M Tablets In Use By 2016, Apple ‘Clear Leader’, Frames Also Enter The Frame

TechCrunch | Forrester: 760M Tablets In Use By 2016, Apple ‘Clear Leader’, Frames Also Enter The Frame | RJI links | Scoop.it
Chalk another one up for the mobile revolution: There were 56 million tablets purchased worldwide in 2011, but a new report from Forrester Research predicts that number will explode in the years ahead: its researchers say that there will be 375...
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Neal Mann (@fieldproducer) to join WSJ as social media editor | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Neal Mann (@fieldproducer) to join WSJ as social media editor | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | RJI links | Scoop.it
Former digital news editor at Sky News to start in UK but will cross the Atlantic when visa permits...
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Exclusive: KGO’s social media news show “7 Live” to be cancelled | Six Times An Hour

Exclusive: KGO’s social media news show “7 Live” to be cancelled | Six Times An Hour | RJI links | Scoop.it
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Status Of Social Media Rising At TV Stations | TVNewsCheck.com

Twitter and Facebook have quickly become one of the basics of TV news.
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