Monthly Archives: April 2013

‘A la carte’ journalism presents alternative to paywalls – Editors Weblog

Wheeler told The News Hook that CrowdNe.ws has not determined its pricing structure, but it is considering market-determined prices, depending on individual articles’ popularity, and journalist-determined prices. He said he is convinced that readers are willing to pay for articles that interest them. via ‘A la carte’ journalism presents alternative to paywalls – Editors Weblog. […]

Launching a Startup in Iraq  | American Journalism Review

Launching a Startup in Iraq  | American Journalism Review. Lando landed his first job in journalism in October 2000 as a reporter for a talk radio news station in Kalamazoo, WKMI 1360. He worked there for five years while attending Western Michigan University and also cohosted a talk radio show at the college radio station, WIDR. […]

Your Reputation Will Be the Currency of the Future: Scientific American

Your Reputation Will Be the Currency of the Future: Scientific American. Now the use of reputation as social currency has got a sophisticated term to describe it : socialstructing. From the article Commodifying social contributions–turning these into currencies that can be accumulated, hoarded, traded, and invested–may have unintended consequences. It could undermine precisely the kind […]

Stock and flow: News isn’t just one thing these days

Stock and flow « Snarkmarket. From Robin Good, taking on the economic ideas of flow (a rate like $15/hour) and stock (money in bank, cows in the barn) and applies these to our media ecosystem today where we have twitter and instant news notes — flow, and analysis of an event or series of events. Flow […]