A post that arises from a certain image I have of disaffected newsroom “traditionalists,” who look upon changes in journalism since the rise of the web with fear and loathing. It is not addressed to particular people but to a climate of mind I’ve encountered a lot in blogging about all this since 2003.
Federal investigators examined whether media firms used high-speed systems to give some investors access to government economic data a fraction of a second ahead of the release time, but the U.S. decided not to file criminal charges.
Angela Nibbs's insight:
the whole "press release" and "embargo" thing could become very en vogue again particularly for public companies
A new study that says most are overqualified for their jobs is at odds with a report released last week by a pro-business public policy organization that seeks to boost financial aid for low-income students.
Sarah Palin has parted ways with Fox News, multiple outlets wrote on Friday. Real Clear Politics was the first to report that Palin — who reportedly signed a $1 million-a-year contract with the network in 2010 — will not be renewing it.
What marketers and Internet professionals can take away from these two examples is that the best idea always wins, not the biggest budget or the most over-the-top content. The “best idea” is the concept that most effectively identifies the best strategic things to communicate to a target audience through the most appropriate, natural channels, and then executing the idea in a meaningful, authentic, and value-adding way. If you do this correctly, a simple 520 word editorial could have more positive impact for your brand than a $500k major conference keynote.
While Apple in the past has taken a stealth approach to dealing with the media, the company's public relations department has stepped up its efforts in recent weeks in an attempt to counter some negative media reports about the company's performance.
Alec Saunders has accomplished the seemingly impossible and gotten developers interested in RIM's new mobile operating system, which is set to be unveiled this week. Read this article by Roger Cheng on CNET News.
Here is an opportunity to understand how guns are affecting our society -- not through regulation, speculation or political discourse, but through a much more intimate declaration: teens coping with the effects of guns in their everyday lives.
Angela Nibbs's insight:
The students at Metropolitan High School, led by their dedicated teacher Aimee Cavazzi, were given a simple assignment: make a short documentary about your neighborhood and explore the social and economic issues you face in this community.