Monthly Archives: August 2010

The New News Story

It’s definitely a mistake for people to imagine that video segments or “mulitmedia-ized” stories are going to replace the old news story as the primary means of relating daily events on the web. The news story is going to become … Continue reading

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PaidContent does an early evaluation of Allbritton”s TBD site. Overall positive. Raises an issue about the amount of personal information the site wants in order to personalize your experience. Also, although TBD’s Jim Brady, president of digital strategy, says he … Continue reading

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Dave Winer: “Rebooting the NYT Book Review”

Dave Winer says the New York Times Book Review should stop relying on the business model of drawing eyeballs to ads. Instead, The Times should get a cut of every book sold because of its recommendations. Read the full post … Continue reading

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A Big Move in Local News Sites

From the folks that brought you Politico, a new local news site called TBD will launch next week in Washington, D.C. TBD personnel include General Manager Jim Brady, the former editor of, editor Erik Wemple, Steve Buttry, Director of … Continue reading

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Future States TV

Climate change, political apathy and loss of faith in public institutions. Where are these current trends leading us? ITVS (Independent Television Service) has created a new web series to explore some possible futures for America. “What we asked filmmakers to … Continue reading

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Jeff Jarvis: Advice for magazines in the digital age

‘The iPad is not your salvation,’ and other advice from Jeff Jarvis for magazine publishers here.

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When the Boss Uses Web Video

Erica Swallow’s Mashable piece on Amex Open Forum site about how a dozen different chief executives are using online video. Read the full post here. Tim O’Reilly at OSCON 2010:

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