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Europe’s newspapers are dying too

Europe’s newspapers are dying too | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The implosion of the newspaper industry, long a dreaded topic in the US, has finally hit the continent
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não tivera' coragem para se "perder" na rede. chegará o dia que este processo será estudado como o maior processo coletivo de suicídio da história.

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o tempo social é influenciado pela linguagem que restringe e fixa conceitos prévios e modos de pensar", uma defesa do tempo. harold innis.
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Media disruption: Bad for us, wonderful for humanity

Media disruption: Bad for us, wonderful for humanity | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Disruption of the mass media is a big subject. But here's an even bigger one: The incredible amount of good this same disruption is bringing to humanity worldwide. So let's forget about the mass me...
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a era da mídia infinita chegou. primeiro, choque e pavor; depois, insatisfação; em seguida, a ação.

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Why Europe Hates US Internet Giants In Six Charts (Ou: porque todos nós deveríamos no mínimo ter medo dos gigantes americanos)

Why Europe Hates US Internet Giants In Six Charts (Ou: porque todos nós deveríamos no mínimo ter medo dos gigantes americanos) | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
by Frederic Filloux Here in Europe, America's domination of the digital world is met with unabated detestation. Today’s first of two articles looks at the facts.   This summer, as I prepared lectures for my foreign students at the Sciences-Po School of Journalism, I wanted to explain who "owns" internet traffic and audiences in Europe. The figures are irrefutable: Most of what we watch is controlled by a handful of US-based internet giants. Thanks to rigorous processes and quasi-religious convic
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Correndo atrás de grana: As Print Fades, Part 1: 'Live Journalism' at The Times

Correndo atrás de grana: As Print Fades, Part 1: 'Live Journalism' at The Times | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The first post in an occasional series about new ventures to support Times journalism as print revenue declines.
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Up for Sale, The Economist Is Unlikely to Alter Its Voice

Up for Sale, The Economist Is Unlikely to Alter Its Voice | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The free-market British newspaper, a 50 percent stake of which is up for sale, has a complex trust system that essentially ensures its journalistic mission.
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The Evolving Role of News on Twitter and Facebook...

The Evolving Role of News on Twitter and Facebook... | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The Evolving Role of News on Twitter and FacebookClear majorities of Twitter (63%) and Facebook users (63%) now say each platform serves as a source for news, a substantial increase from our findings...
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Facebook is no longer a social network. It’s the world's most powerful news reader

Facebook is no longer a social network. It’s the world's most powerful news reader | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
It was barely two years ago that things were starting to look absolutely awful for Facebook. Its stock was hitting one new low after another, at one point falling to half of its IPO value. General ...

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Fabrice Marcoux's curator insight, August 6, 2014 2:52 PM

Facebook était condamné, disait-on il y a un an. Et voilà qu'il semble que son orientation ait basculé vers la seconde partie de la mission : non plus être en lien avec ses proches, mais partager ce qui nous intéresse avec le monde.

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“Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.”

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Publishers are hiring Snapchat specialists

Publishers are hiring Snapchat specialists | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Snapchat is the buzziest platform for publishers these days, but it’s also the most high-maintenance, with its own CMS, vertical video requirements and unique features like swipes and disappearing content. That’s why many publishers have dedicated staffers to the app. Whether any of this will pay off is a big open question, but for its early adopters, the chance to build awareness with Snapchat’s Gen Y users make it “too big to ignore,” Laundry Service’s Jason Stein said.
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Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms

Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
If you're lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you've won the lottery. If you're in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you're out of luck.
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Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product

Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it

cortes de funcionários e benefícios, uma jogada com jornais locais e agora o kinddle ~ jeff bezos não disse ao q veio. os planos são grandiosos

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Jeff Bezos wants to turn the Washington Post into a national publication, and he’s going to use his other company—Amazon.com—to help achieve that goal

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Media world 'in chaos' as journalism, publishing and agencies face grim future, according to US commentator - mUmBRELLA

Media world 'in chaos' as journalism, publishing and agencies face grim future, according to US commentator - mUmBRELLA | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The future of traditional journalism, particularly at a regional level, is "fucked", as are legacy publishers and even agencies, with all becoming obsolete
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“The entire media universe is in chaos.”

o triste é que é verdade

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Newspaper companies need to stop lying to themselves, says longtime newspaper editor

Newspaper companies need to stop lying to themselves, says longtime newspaper editor | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Former newspaper editor David Boardman says too many newspaper companies and industry executives are fooling themselves by pretending that their business is better than it really is. They need to face reality, he says — and maybe even stop printing newspapers altogether
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Reflections of a Newsosaur: The newspaper crisis, by the numbers

Since hitting that high note in 2005, the industry has undergone a dramatic and traumatic contraction, losing nearly half of its print readership and more than a third of its revenues. With the pre-tax profits of the publicly held publishers cut by 39% since 2003, newsroom staffing has dropped to a historically low level. In spite of the declared determination of most publishers to pivot from print to pixels, the industry's share of the digital advertising market has plunged by more than 50%. 

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A newspaper executive told me a few days ago that some people in the industry hate my continuing coverage of the challenges facing newspapers. For the record, I don’t enjoy writing this stuff any more than newspaper people like reading it. But I do it because I am trying to remind them of the urgent and formidable challenges they face in not just protecting their individual businesses but also in preserving the irreplaceable public trust that newspapers represent.  

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OpenNews: Building New Communities with the New York Times and the Washington Post

OpenNews: Building New Communities with the New York Times and the Washington Post | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Community is at the core of what we do at Knight-Mozilla OpenNews—helping to build and strengthen the community of people writing code in journalism. And community is a big part of what has made...
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o papel dos jornais foi, é e será articular comunidades
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State of the News Media 2015

State of the News Media 2015 | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
As the U.S. news industry faces a new mobile reality, how is it faring? From broadcast to print to ethnic and more, this year’s annual report on the state of the news media takes stock.
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Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace

Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
The company is conducting an experiment in how far it can push white-collar workers to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions.
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Portal Terra enxuga redação e transforma equipe remanescente em “curadora” de conteúdo

Portal Terra enxuga redação e transforma equipe remanescente em “curadora” de conteúdo | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
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The rich/poor divide extends to local news, a new report suggests

The rich/poor divide extends to local news, a new report suggests | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it

Add “access to quality local news” to the list of advantages that wealthy communities have over poor ones: A new Rutgers analysis of news sources in three New Jersey towns suggests that richer towns have more local news sources, creating more original content and posting more of it to social media, than do poorer communities.

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Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product

Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it

cortes de funcionários e benefícios, uma jogada com jornais locais e agora o kinddle ~ jeff bezos não disse ao q veio. os planos são grandiosos


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Jeff Bezos wants to turn the Washington Post into a national publication, and he’s going to use his other company—Amazon.com—to help achieve that goal

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News literacy: what makes news different

Lecture slides for news literacy at BYU. Based on Center for News Literacy.

"Based on the Stony Brook Model, this course is designed to teach students how to take skillful possession of their power as citizens by becoming perceptive news consumers. Armed with critical-thinking skills, a firm traps of relevant history, plus practical knowledge about the news media, students will learn how to find the reliable information they need to make decisions, take action, or make judgments. At a time when the digital revolution is spawning an unprecedented flood of information and disinformation each day, the course will seek to help students recognize the differences between news and propaganda, news and opinion, bias and fairness, assertion and verification, and evidence and inference. "


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Wooing Advertisers Gets Even Harder For Mid-Sized Web Publishers

Wooing Advertisers Gets Even Harder For Mid-Sized Web Publishers | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Web publishers are feeling increasingly squeezed by the competitive ad market. Across the industry, they're feeling pressure to either grow their audiences rapidly to keep themselves on the radar for agencies, or accept selling ads through automated channels where they might fetch lower prices.
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Social Media: The new propaganda war tool - BBC News - YouTube

The Arab Spring woke the world up to the power of social media like Twitter and Facebook to effect huge political change. But now in the latest conflicts thr...
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Facebook is no longer a social network. It’s the world's most powerful news reader

Facebook is no longer a social network. It’s the world's most powerful news reader | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
It was barely two years ago that things were starting to look absolutely awful for Facebook. Its stock was hitting one new low after another, at one point falling to half of its IPO value. General ...

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Fabrice Marcoux's curator insight, August 6, 2014 2:52 PM

Facebook était condamné, disait-on il y a un an. Et voilà qu'il semble que son orientation ait basculé vers la seconde partie de la mission : non plus être en lien avec ses proches, mais partager ce qui nous intéresse avec le monde.

Mark William's curator insight, July 30, 9:28 AM

“Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.”

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Essay: Hey, Publishers: Stop fooling us, and yourselves | Poynter.

Essay: Hey, Publishers: Stop fooling us, and yourselves | Poynter. | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
Create. Inform. Engage. | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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Use that money you’re spending now on newsprint, ink, pressmen, trucks, drivers and gasoline and hire more reporters, photographers, videographers, data journalists, software developers, mobile designers, social-media experts, workflow architects, marketing strategists and digital advertising pros. Recognize, like the big tech companies do, that the most valuable thing your digital readers can give you is their data, not their dollars.

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8 divertidas ilustraciones que nos muestran por qué los periódicos impresos no deberían desaparecer

8 divertidas ilustraciones que nos muestran por qué los periódicos impresos no deberían desaparecer | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
El mundo digital avanza a pasos agigantados engullendo los formatos tradicionales y analógicos. Muchos mercados están sufriendo los efectos de la digitalización, y uno de los sectores más afectados es el editorial, que se está viendo obligado a cambiar sus estrategias a marchas forzadas.
Los periódicos impresos parecen tener los días contados, pero muchos son los ...

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Digital disruption is now in full bloom at European, Australian newspapers | Poynter.

Digital disruption is now in full bloom at European, Australian newspapers | Poynter. | Journalism and the WEB | Scoop.it
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Statistics released yesterday by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) suggest that digital disruption is now in full bloom in Europe and Australia. Latin American newspapers are still showing moderate circulation and advertising growth. The picture is mixed in Asia and Africa.

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