Monthly Archives: December 2009

Poynter Online – Al’s Morning Meeting

Poynter Online – Al’s Morning Meeting. How a Former Local TV Anchor Started a Profitable Online News Site Posted by Al Tompkins at 12:09 AM on Dec. 28, 2009 When my friend Rick Kupchella left his job as anchor and investigative reporter at KARE-TV in Minneapolis, many of us wondered what he was thinking. He […]

Poynter Online – Transformation Tracker

Poynter Online – Transformation Tracker. The Future of Nonprofit Journalism Posted by David Shedden at 9:25 AM on Dec. 21, 2009 Latest links related to news organizations as nonprofits: A Perception Issue Jim Barnett, The NonProfit Road, Dec. 20, 2009 (See also: Nonprofits and Journalism: An Interview with Mark Jurkowitz The Editors, The Nonprofit Qaurterly, […]

Publishing Veteran Robert Merry Joins Intelligence Firm STRATFOR

Publishing Veteran Robert Merry Joins Intelligence Firm STRATFOR.

Corporations oppose books for blind accessiblity.

This treaty would be the first one that is not done for the copyright owner, but for the user of the works — for the blind to make a copyrighted work accessible,” says Manon Ress, a policy analyst at Knowledge Ecology International, a Washington, D.C.-based human rights lobby that helped spearhead the proposal. via Copyright […]

Poynter Online – E-Media Tidbits

McAdams said that more news sites are using aggregation because they'll try anything, but that's not a business model.”If they're looking at aggregation as a strategy, it's kind of hard to do with no personnel,” she said. “Good aggregation requires human intelligence … the whole idea of curation is you've got a human who knows […]

MediaPost Publications Consumers Will Pay For News if Unique, Not Yet Known 12/02/2009

MediaPost Publications Consumers Will Pay For News if Unique, Not Yet Known 12/02/2009. Totally shatters assumptions about news. Interesting that it was accompanied by ad for NPR sponsorships — the new way to advertise.