Curation vs. Aggregation

Good post by digital strategist Adam Schweigert on the role of curation in journalism.

“Part guide and collector, part interpreter, part researcher, part archivist, the curator of news … collects and organizes information, places it in a broader context, mines the archives to surface bits of historical information, advances our understanding of the story and the driving forces behind it and, perhaps most importantly, takes care to ensure that a story is properly maintained and told in the best possible way for our audience to take it in.”

Read full post here.

More on curation here from “Curation Nation” author Steve Rosenbaum at TEDxGrandRapids:

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