The speeches and background papers the ‘Conference on New Media and the Press Freedom Dimension,’ held last week in Paris by UNESCO, The World Association of Newspapers/World Editors Forum, and The World Press Freedom Committee, are available online.
NYTimes.com’s TimesSelect’s pyrrhic $11.5 million revenues demonstrate the One Percent conversion rule. The New York Times reports Schibsted’s online success. The Society for Newspaper Design names Äripev, El Economista, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, and Politiken as the ‘World’s Best Designed’ newspapers. American Journalism Review profiles Adrian Holovaty. And Dr. Piet Bakker tracks the rise of free printed daily newspapers.
Looking behind this week’s stories that a ‘majority’ of Americans says bloggers are important to the future of American journalism and that an even greater ‘majority’ said citizen journalism will play a vital role
Besides the BBC’s ‘Story Fix,’ is there any other news organizations that are starting to create a truly unique podcasting format?
‘Citizen journalism’ is but one tool of many tools necessary to reverse declines in news usage. But it’s not a panacea, and its becoming a distraction for an industry that desperately needs to conceive, fabricate, and wield those other tools.
My hearty thanks to the staff of the