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Internet Trumps Print as News Source

From the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: The internet, which emerged this year as a leading source for campaign news, has now surpassed all other media except television as a main source for national and international news. The flip-flopping of print and the Internet as the main news source for the [...]

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PRWeb Case Study on Menus that Talk

At one of the recent trade shows we participated in, we connected with a customer who had a truly compelling success story using PRWeb to get some top-line media exposure. Our core story has always been about PRWeb’s direct-to-consumer potential, its SEO applications, multimedia and social media functionality, etc. Still, we are always happy when [...]

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The Next Newsroom

Journalism That Matters, an informal collaboration of journalists, academics, and media pros oriented towards the future of journalism, will be holding a two-day event next week at George Washington University to discuss and plan a course for journalism, focusing on challenges associated with changing technologies, economic models, and the increasing role of participatory media.  I’m going to [...]

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Blog coverage vs. MSM

This is a little outdated but Topix did an interesting study back in the day (2005) comparing topical coverage between the blogosphere and mainstream media. A colleague referred me to the study and I figured it was worth noting for future reference.

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Wikis in Newspapers Reloaded

An article from Red Herring explains that the Union Tribune will begin experimenting with using Wiki software on a Web site that hosts their indie rock station, AmplifySD.com.  As the failed LA Times Wiki experiment proved, launching an unmoderated Wiki is basically like sending an invitation to the drug and porn industries, in addition to countless jerks, asking them to spam [...]

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Washington Post Blogging

Boy, I have to say that Jason La Canfora’s blog is an example of how newspapers should do blogging. During the first day of free agency, he has posted in his blog every few hours with updates from his inside sources. Without a doubt, it has to be the most read news source on the [...]

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