The News Business: Out of Print "The death and life of the American newspaper." Finding Political News Online, the Young Pass It On "…habits suggest that younger readers find themselves going straight to the source, bypassing the context and analysis that seasoned journalists provide." The Buzz on the Campaign Bus: Pinched, Press Steps Off "There… Continue reading News of the Week 3/30/08
Sweet potato, and friends:
Sarah enjoyed a Friendly’s “Fribble,” while I had a peanut butter cup ice cream sundae!
I am doing a rather amazing, yet common thing right now: I am peaking into Robert Scoble’s life, via his live video stream. He is at a wine tasting with a few internet notables. I can interact with Robert, someone I don’t know, via Twitter. I can ask questions of him, or anyone else there,… Continue reading Interacting with the World, In Real-Time
What makes you smile? What makes your boss smile? If you are in editorial, what makes your readers smile? If you are in sales, what makes an advertiser smile? Sometimes the smile is hidden – it is a smile inside of them. There is a lot to learn from that smile. Did you solve their… Continue reading A Business, Built on Smiles.
A Radically Different World for Print Media“This isn’t a “transition period” for newspapers. It’s a whole new game… Print revenue is not likely to ever grow again. Digital revenue, at least, has no known ceiling.” From Assembly Line to Network at the Post “Newspapers cling to an assembly-line model for news production even though computers… Continue reading News of the Week 3/21/08
These two guys have been searching for the best cell phone signal. Today, they found it.
Last week was my birthday, so we stuffed ourselves! Lunch: Pizza with prosciutto, and other goodness. Lunch: stuffed artichoke! Lunch: Cappuccino with biscotti Dinner: Bow Ties with gorgonzola sauce. Dinner: Asparagus always tastes better when doused with oil and garlic.
The Changing Relationship With Your Audience More and more, I am watching consumers become creators, and audiences interacting with those who define the agenda. There is a power shift going on, with one simple thing that will decide whether this is a threat to publishing & media businesses, or an opportunity for incredible growth: Empowering… Continue reading Turning an Audience Into a Community
YouTube: The Platform “Once again, instead of making it easier to search videos elsewhere, Google is making it easier to host videos on YouTube. Except that the new APis allow people to upload, watch, search, and comment on the videos on other Websites.” Distinction Between Bloggers, Journalists Blurring More Than Ever “Anyone who still believes… Continue reading News of the Week 3/14/08