Tagged: Established media

Good community building at Bakersfield.com 2

Good community building at Bakersfield.com

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about community building, and how to deal with abusive comments or blog posts. I’ve argued that it’s important to be visible in the forums and blogs yourself, as...

"The hatemongers stormed the gates" 0

"The hatemongers stormed the gates"

The local newspaper the Sun-Sentinel is facing critisism for allowing “racist stereotypes, slurs, and sentimental references to slavery and lynchings”. Bob Norman writes: This summer, the newspaper began allowing readers to post unchecked comments...

A call for excellence in journalism 0

A call for excellence in journalism

Democracy is under threat, as “old media” is cutting down and the discussion goes along the lines if “excellence” is needed since it costs too much. “New media” has yet to deliver when it...

Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden 0

Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden

They are popping up with increasing frequenzy, the Swedish answers to YouTube. Not long after FejmTv, which quickly became a success, and Aftonbladet’s Klipptoppen, MTG-owned ZTV joins the trend with “Ladda upp tv” (upload...

Newsrooms posing the wrong question? 0

Newsrooms posing the wrong question?

An interesting post by Steve Yelvington highlights some of the questions newsrooms are posing – and should be posing – today. In a discussion about, among other things, open and closed systems and journalism...

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh 3

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh

On his blog, Neil McIntosh, head of editorial development at Guardian Unlimited, offers some usually secret statistics of blog traffic at the Guardian. blog traffic of 1.2m page impressions in December 05 grew to...

"Hot or not" goes tv in Sweden 0

"Hot or not" goes tv in Sweden

TV400, a niche channel for Swedish TV4, will launch a new tv show where high school kids can vote on people’s looks. Much like hot or not, but in a tv version. The show,...

Steve Outing on how small papers can survive 0

Steve Outing on how small papers can survive

Steve Outing, in a recent “Stop the Presses” column in Editor & Publisher, lists ten things small newspapers can do to fight decline in circulation and become more web2.0. The 10 things (check out...

Dan Gillmor's media predictions for 2007 0

Dan Gillmor's media predictions for 2007

Dan Gillmor is a wise man in the citizen media world, so it’s with interest I read his media predictions for 2007. They are about US media, but interesting none the less. And I...

Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers 0

Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers

Today starts the voting for Aftonbladet TV7‘s weather presenter. Readers/viewers have been asked to send in video clips of themselves if they want to become the new face for the TV station’s weather forecasts....

More on comments – Kevin Anderson's take 0

More on comments – Kevin Anderson's take

A couple of days ago I wrote about moderation and comments functions on news sites. In a related post, Kevin Anderson at Strange Attractor also writes about AZ starnet and about moderation, calling it...

Slow change in the newsroom 0

Slow change in the newsroom

Mark Glaser summarizes what he’s found when asking people how the change from “old” to “new” media is going in their newsroom. An interesting read. You can talk all you want about new media,...