Rocketboom’s founder posts this opinion on the immediate future of studio production. I’m not sure I agree, and have posted some pretty strong evidence over at lostremote.com that show tv ads are still winning on many levels. Also recent findings that web series have a very hard time sustaining production and holding audience. ZeShow and rocketboom and a handful of others are counter to this, but it is a tough period ahead.
Coolest business card ever
Poynter Online – Visual Voice. This is what I’ve been talking about peeps. Nice to see Eric get the coverage. Peacemaker is awesome.
three recent j-school grads talk about life at a newspaper site. It aint pretty.
Rocky Mountain News to close, publish final edition Friday : Rocky for sale : The Rocky Mountain News. #30# — this is a sad piece of news. very sad. thoughts are with my friends and colleagues today.
interesting read, worth the time, newspapers and textbooks together in the same boat. Not sure I agree with it all, but interesting to ponder.
WaPo’s Dana Milbank writes about Members of Congress who tweeted Obama’s speech:story here
Courtney Sherwood, CAR journalist from the Pacific northwest attended a Portland area News innovation barcamp, much like the one I took my weekend master’s program class to a few weeks ago here in DC. She posts an idea about creating a business model on a data center at a newspaper that would provide advice to local businesses. It is interesting and reminds me an idea i pitched several years ago to a newspaper group about creating a data service layer backend for local businesses that would help them manage inventory and book-keeping and other tasks, that would have direct ties to a self-service classified, local and national adword, banner, auction and other advertising platforms. The push back I got was[…]
The Twenty Five Most Valuable Blogs – 247 Wall Street. A very interesting list and a very interesting method of categorization and valuation.