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Why news media should not wait to develop iPad apps

10,000 Words

Brian Manzullo said: The iPad, releasing in April, is "tailor-made" for traditional news media. But will it become widespread enough to "save" journalism?

Technology, ipad, Journalism, Newspapers, applications

Google's Chief Economist: "Newspapers Have Never Made Much Money From News"


Brian Manzullo said: A lot of nice graphs/data here explaining how newspapers make their money (now and then). Very interesting.

Media & Journalism, Newspapers, advertising revenue, Economics

WordPress Guns for Web Content Management Duties

The New York Times Mar 8, 2010

Daniel Bachhuber said: Edit Flow gets a bit of high-profile attention.

WordPress, Edit Flow Project, Publishing, content management systems

Summer internship

News Apps Blog Mar 4, 2010

Daniel Bachhuber said: Get paid to work with the awesome News Apps team at the Chicago Tribune.

chicago tribune, Newspapers, hacking journalism, internships

The importance of social media during natural disasters: a first-hand perspective in the aftermath of the Chile earthquake

Innovative Interactivity

Brian Manzullo said: "I know that a lot of false information was spread though Twitter, such as the rumor of nonexistent tsunami warnings or fabricated death tolls, but other twitter users quickly declared these rumors as false, proving that social media is self-moderated."

Media & Journalism, social media, twitter, Chile earthquake, natural disasters

A massive misallocation of online advertising dollars - chris dixon's blog Feb 19, 2010

Daniel Bachhuber said: The money is being spent at the end of the purchasing process instead of being evenly distributed because the end is the most trackable.

advertising, business models, startups

New Slice sizes, price changes and bandwidth increases

Slicehost - VPS Hosting Feb 17, 2010

Daniel Bachhuber said: The new intermediate slice sizes are a perfect addition to the lineup.

web hosting, announcements, Technology, virtual private servers

Bringing journalists and coders together for #wjchat, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. ET

The Linchpen Feb 17, 2010

Daniel Bachhuber said: Looking forward to an interesting, productive discussion.

Journalism, twitter, wjchat