There is an interesting article in BusinessWeek on how AOL is utilizing software and analytics data in an effort to match content with user interests and monetize it more successfully. Are you sure you want to write that article, Dave?
Today The New York Times made it official that they will be introducing a metered model starting in 2011. There is additional information in the NYTco press release, and Jim Romenesko and others have published the staff memo. Since the NYT is giving themselves a year to work out the details before implementing the paid [...]
As the devastation and human tragedy caused by the Haiti earthquake grows, people are flocking to the news media for information, and more importantly to learn ways that they can help. I’ve been impressed by how much attention the media has given to promoting ways that people can make donations. Aid organizations are racing against [...]
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study today of the modern news ecosystem, examining a week of news activity in Baltimore, MD. You can get the details from the study itself but I wanted to point out a couple things that caught my attention. Of the stories in Baltimore that [...]
I was going to post this last week but then opted wisely for letting myself enjoy a holiday break. Also I’ve only been blogging here for about six months so I’m still building up momentum. But since all the cool kids have been sharing their top posts I wanted to join in, plus follow my [...]
Today Google unveiled its Living Stories prototype, showcasing its vision of a new format for presenting news stories online. Essentially the idea is that for ongoing stories news organizations would maintain a single, consistent “living” URL that is continually updated with the latest developments. Google has been collaborating with The New York Times and The [...]