I hate to rain on the parade of pundits who hail TimesSelect’s demise as proving paid content is dead. Thought payment for the traditional one-to-many package of news content, or even a subsection of it, is dead; people will be willing to pay for customized news services that exactly match from all sources each of their individual needs.
In order to survive, news organizations must stop defining themselves by products (such as ‘newspapers,’ ‘news radio stations,’ etc.) that are becoming obsolete
The New York Times Company attempts sleight-of-hand in its announcement ending its experiment at charging for online access to its Opinion section and archives.
Starting Monday, I have accepted a position as Adjunct Professor of Visual and Interactive Communications and Senior Consultant on Executive Education for New Media at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and will be relocating there.
Interactivity and why hardly any news organizations’ websites offer it.
The third of ten pieces of advice that I give my consulting clients.
Dirck Halstead, editor and publisher of The Digital Journalist, wins lifetime achievement award.
The second of ten pieces of advice that I give my consulting clients.
Over the next days, I’ll tell the ten pieces of advice that I give my consulting clients. The need for ‘immediacy’ online is the first.
Today’s reading: An Adweek article about ‘Web. 2.0’ in traditional publications; Alan Rusbringer’s prediction that ‘We’re all doomed to be surprised;’ the AOPUK’s short list of winners; a directory of interactive maps about crime; the Wall Street Journal’s Carl Bialik describes how the very large number needed just to comprehend total the cash cost of the U.S. invasion of Iraq; Veterans Administration security officers detain a Syracuse journalism student who dared photograph a hospital from a public place; and what might North Korea do now that it has its own top-level domain on the Internet.