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Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock?

Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock? | journalism education | Scoop.it
In a recent post, top content marketer and blogger Mark Schaefer scored a hit and started a big controversy by predicting the end of content marketing as we know it because of a forecasted Content Shock. With Content Marketing having been all the rage these past few years, his post made some noise generating responses and debate from many. And while a lot of people have given numerous arguments as to why he’s right or wrong - including Shel Holtz who argues that as content consumers we become better and better at filtering content through various curation tools - nobody yet has looked at the role publishing-by-curation and the interest graph played in that picture. Continue reading →
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This article has a great graphic that shows (without actual data) the way content production is increasing, but content consumption will be limited.  Importance of curation.

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Aggregators - Selecting and Sharing Content | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley

Aggregators - Selecting and Sharing Content | The Transition to Digital Journalism | kdmcBerkeley | journalism education | Scoop.it
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Nice article listing and linking some of the important aggregation tools and sites. 

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Advice for a new journalism prof: Teach lessons a variety of ways ...

Advice for a new journalism prof: Teach lessons a variety of ways ... | journalism education | Scoop.it
Students learn journalism best if you teach them several different ways. A colleague who's starting her first journalism classes as an adjunct professor asked, "Any advice for the first-time professor?
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This article I scooped from my feed.  I didn't even see it before it got scooped!  I'm not crazy about this--I'd rather curate the story myself rather than just posting it (the lazy way of doing research).

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How publishers curate the world of content

How publishers curate the world of content | journalism education | Scoop.it
Content curation platforms have moved beyond the RSS feed, providing varying levels of automation, functions and technology to suit a media company's needs.
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Explains how curation can be used.  Gives ideas of tools that we can use, and explains  how news sites curate to add content to their sites. 

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Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant | Poynter.

Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant | Poynter. | journalism education | Scoop.it
Results from a recent News University survey.
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long article about the future of journalism education from a Poynter analyst.  Basically points out how important it is for journalism instructors to know about changes in media--and digital tools. It also points out that enrollments in journ/comm studies are high, but hires in journalism are at an all-time low.  Really good writers will be OK, but the rest?

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Storyteller, meet Creatavist

Storyteller, meet Creatavist | journalism education | Scoop.it
You are a journalist with a story to tell and you want a new way to tell it. The old systems feel flat for what you hope to do. Your tale has narrative depth, w
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This article gives some background on the Creatavist platform, which writers can use to share their stories without writing for a news media site or organization. Creatavist is multi-media storytelling.  No editors or fact-checkers (unless you hire them).  I would guess that writers would use this in different ways.

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