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Four reasons why an open-source newsroom is harder than it looks: Lessons from Al Jazeera

Four reasons why an open-source newsroom is harder than it looks: Lessons from Al Jazeera | RJI links | Scoop.it
Open-source may be hip, but an awful lot of cultural baggage can get in the way of newsrooms adopting it.
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MediaPost Publications Adobe Creates IPad Publishing App Tool 09/19/2012

MediaPost Publications Adobe Creates IPad Publishing App Tool 09/19/2012 | RJI links | Scoop.it
Adobe Creates IPad Publishing App Tool - 09/19/2012...
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New BBC chief vows to re-invent content, not just re-purpose it

New BBC chief vows to re-invent content, not just re-purpose it | RJI links | Scoop.it
In a bold first-day speech, the BBC's new boss says the corporation must stop thinking that online innovation means repurposing broadcast content and instead 'create genuinely digital content for the first time'.
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Valuable news uncovers problems, suggests solutions

Valuable news uncovers problems, suggests solutions | RJI links | Scoop.it
Newsmedia companies can rise above the cacophony of the "connected collective" by offering solutions to the problems others only tweet and blog about.
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At Precipice, Hyperlocals Face $$$ Realities | NetNewsCheck.com

At this year's Block by Block Community News Summit, revenue has become the new mantra for a group of journalists who are the founders, reporters and editors of hyperlocal sites across the country.
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Can an interactive paper revolutionise the print industry? | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

Can an interactive paper revolutionise the print industry? | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | RJI links | Scoop.it
Interactive Newsprint is a UK-based research project that will be demonstrating there interactive paper technology at this year’s London Design Festival. Their aim is to bring ‘the internet of things‘ to the humble printed page.
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Why It's Time Your Brand Invested in a Creative Newsroom | Viewpoint: Editorial - Advertising Age

Why It's Time Your Brand Invested in a Creative Newsroom | Viewpoint: Editorial - Advertising Age | RJI links | Scoop.it
the modern digital agency is equipped to lead the next era by thinking as much like a modern newsroom as it does a creative department.
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MinnPost CEO: ‘Go After Every Stream of Revenue That You Can Think Of’ | Street Fight

MinnPost CEO: ‘Go After Every Stream of Revenue That You Can Think Of’ | Street Fight | RJI links | Scoop.it
With five years under its belt, Minnesota- and Twin Cities-centric local site MinnPost has a non-profit model that seems to be working well.
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Smartphone Ads and Their Drawbacks — Digital Domain

Smartphone Ads and Their Drawbacks — Digital Domain | RJI links | Scoop.it
Marketers are wary of ads on smartphones for a variety of reasons: small screens limit creative options, and apps cannot share as much information about users.
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The Patch experiment: Don’t drink the Kool-Aid

I am not a Patch hater. It’s a good thing that Patch launched. It’s a good thing it still exists. There are things the company has done that are worth emulating (they paid well and they...
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Trust in Advertising – Paid, Owned and Earned | Nielsen Wire

Trust in Advertising – Paid, Owned and Earned | Nielsen Wire | RJI links | Scoop.it
Overcoming the trust deficit in advertising is all about using social and owned media experiences in ways that give paid advertising more legitimacy, says Nielsen Global Head of Advertiser Solutions Randall Beard.
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Van Heyst Group Aims to Turn Company Events Into Media Gold

Van Heyst Group Aims to Turn Company Events Into Media Gold | RJI links | Scoop.it
The Van Heyst Group helps companies organize live events and translate them into print, video and Web products.
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ZTE, Mozilla aim to roll out mobile operating system in coming months

ZTE, Mozilla aim to roll out mobile operating system in coming months | RJI links | Scoop.it
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's ZTE Corp, the world's fourth largest mobile phone handset vendor, is cooperating with Mozilla, maker of web browser Firefox, to introduce a new mobile operating system later...
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» SMB Digital 2012: Deals Paradigm Shifts to Loyalty, Transaction Marketing

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There’s no such thing as risk-free disruption

There’s no such thing as risk-free disruption | RJI links | Scoop.it
The push for institutional innovation must come from the top, from leaders who provide the emotional and financial incentive to shake things up.
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BlockbyBlock 2012 kicks off: Publishers discuss business pivots

BlockbyBlock 2012 kicks off: Publishers discuss business pivots | RJI links | Scoop.it
Rusty Coats kicked off the 2012 BlockbyBlock Community News Summit with a frank discussion of business pivots by indie online news publishers.
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NPR’s Todd Mundt says public radio needs to innovate or die

NPR’s Todd Mundt says public radio needs to innovate or die | RJI links | Scoop.it
His worry for local stations: Without jumping on digital opportunities, someday soon they "will be revealed as rather pedestrian repeaters of national content."...
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Hearst Gears Up For Election With New App | NetNewsCheck.com

Hearst Gears Up For Election With New App | NetNewsCheck.com | RJI links | Scoop.it
Hearst takes its award-winning political coverage mobile with a new app that allows users to dig into information about national campaigns and local races. The app also invites engagement with Facebook sharing and user-generated photos and video.
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Mobile Can Lead the Way to the Rebirth of Print Media | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age

Mobile Can Lead the Way to the Rebirth of Print Media | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age | RJI links | Scoop.it
more people are using their downtime with mobile devices to read books, magazines and newspapers. this opens the door for extending print branding to mobile.
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Journalist's Resource: New research on Muslim views of democracy, teacher compensation, poverty rates, 'tween girls and media use, and more

Journalist's Resource: New research on Muslim views of democracy, teacher compensation, poverty rates, 'tween girls and media use, and more | RJI links | Scoop.it
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6 Social Media Tools for Hyperlocal Publishers | Street Fight

6 Social Media Tools for Hyperlocal Publishers | Street Fight | RJI links | Scoop.it
For a hyperlocal news publication to be successful, its editors have to do more than break news and tell fascinating stories. Using social media to promote great content and interact with local community readers is key.
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Inside the Brain of a Boomer: Cash-Rich Demo Does Poorly With Visual Complexity | Nielsen Wire

The neuroscientists at Nielsen Neurofocus, having strapped EEG-tracking caps on thousands of people over the years, have good and bad news for marketers about the brains of baby boomers.
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Monday Note: Just how much do you reveal in social media?

Most recent posts frome the monday note newsletters, about media, tech and business models, by Frederic Filloux and Jean Louis Gassee...
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