Monthly Archives: July 2015

When automated reporting misses the nuance

Here is a good post fro commonsense blog, by Doug Fisher

Content Individualized for Each Reader

A Sunday newspaper printed a cartoon strip unique to each copy of this week’s edition, in what is thought to be a world first. The Sunday Post has made use of publisher DC Thomson’s new printing system, which allows the creation of bespoke individual editions of newspapers to be published. The innovation by DC Thomson’s […]

Micropayments. Again. Tipsy takes no cut.

Instead of paying a fixed amount for every story read, like a typical micropayment, readers volunteer to pay a flat amount — say $5, $20, or whatever a month. The user picks the amount and the time frame. The money is then divvied up by publishers. The default is to divide the money by time spent on […]

New App Uses GPS Data To Turn Anyone With An iPhone Into A Photojournalist

A mockup of Fresco’s GPS-driven tool to find local users for a breaking story. Image via Fresco. Fresco wants to change the way the news is made. The New York-based company’s app creates a feed of news stories connected to photos taken by its network of users who happened to be […] Source: New App […]