Tagged: Established media

On comments to articles and community building 1

On comments to articles and community building

Tucson-based Arizona Daiy Star’s site azstarnet.com has decided to remove the possibility to comment on many of their articles. Debbie Kornmiller, Readers Advocate, writes: This is the second time since StarNet launched in 1995...

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton 1

BBC starts citizen journalism project in Brighton

In collaboration with the University of Brighton, Nokia and Ymogen, BBC Innovation is launching a month-long citizen journalism project in Brighton. It’s a multimedia project, meaning the participants will use video, still photography and...

Swedish YouTube clone goes tv show 0

Swedish YouTube clone goes tv show

Video clips from FejmTv, citizen video site by Swedish tv channel TV4, will end up in a tv show with the same name as the site. The first episode of the show will be...

Citizen media voices: It's US, not YOU 0

Citizen media voices: It's US, not YOU

Following Time’s declaring of YOU as the Person of the Year, several voices in the citizen media world has been raised saying no, it’s not you, not as individuals – it’s us, WE are...

Time magazine: YOU are the person of the year 0

Time magazine: YOU are the person of the year

TIME magazine has a tradition of naming someone who has done something great the Person of the Year. This year, TIME magazine has declared that the person of the year is: you. Yes, the...

Possible new industry standard provides ability to track changes in photographs 0

Possible new industry standard provides ability to track changes in photographs

Tom Glocer, Chief Executive officer of Reuters, disclosed in a speech at the Globes Media Conference in Tel Aviv on Monday 11 December 2006: I am pleased to announce today that we are working...

2006 named the year of the social network 0

2006 named the year of the social network

It’s getting near the end of the year, and December is always a good time to look back and reflect on the goings on of the past 12 months. Richard MacManus at the Read/WriteWeb...

A small step for some, a giant leap for an old giant 0

A small step for some, a giant leap for an old giant

The old and renowned New York Times hasn’t been known for being in the forefront when it comes to embrasing citizen/social media. Therefore the new change, minor as it might seem, is indeed a...

Citizen media or citizen nonsense? 6

Citizen media or citizen nonsense?

I decided to try out Twitter, a bit inspired by Jonas who talked about how fun it was to get people’s updates on what they were doing as text messages to his phone several...

Web 2.0 for publishers 0

Web 2.0 for publishers

Ifra, the international publishers association, has published a handy beginners guide to web 2.0 for publishers, available for easy online reading or printable. Though I haven’t read through all 26 pages, it seems like...

Eye witness accounts – a natural choice for newsdesks to embrace citizen media 0

Eye witness accounts – a natural choice for newsdesks to embrace citizen media

Yahoo and Reuters are asking for photos and videoclips from eyewitnesses in a new joint project called You Witness. Reuters write: “There is already a lot of quality amateur journalism being created by our...

Magazines in Sweden far behind 4

Magazines in Sweden far behind

Recently the Bivings group, a republican-supported PR firm with a somewhat bad reputation for applying unorthodox marketing methods, conducted an investigation into the state of American magazines online. They found that most of the...