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Posted on 26. Mar, 2009 by David Cohn.
It has been some time since we’ve posted at NewsInnovation. This isn’t for lack of want – simple because we are are all busy. Jeff has a book out. David is working furiously on Spot.Us. CUNY continues to expand as a J-school. It appears that 2009 is turning into a watershed year for newspapers. Since […]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
Bill Mitchell has been at the Poynter Institute for ten years. As one of the premier institutions of traditional journalism I’m curious what the internal happenings are there. How does an organization that trains professional journalists handle on one hand the radical disintegration of the professionalized class and on the other hand embrace the larger […]
Posted on 26. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
A guest post written by Dave Chase as a follow up to his “Five Fatal Flaws that are Killing Local Internet Plays.” For publishers in the local Internet media marketplace, what can be learned from the dotcom bust that can be applied today? In an earlier piece, Five Fatal Flaws that are killing local Internet […]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
If you are ever worried about the fate of our the journalism industry take a moment to check out and appreciate CoPress – building a better ecosystem for college publications. This is a fantastic case of young journalists scratching their own itch. The group recently formed their own nonprofit and are discussing what they need […]
Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
Last week I had the unique pleasure of spending some time at the Poynter Institute to discuss the future of journalism. I also had the chance to catch up with Adrian Holovaty who, for many, needs no introduction. He is most known for pioneering Django, a model/view/controller framework to deploy web applications and then using […]
Posted on 12. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
I have been meaning to get in touch with Jason Kristufek (a participant in the first Networked Journalism Summit) since he first proposed the idea of a journalism barcamp late last year. I was an instant fan of his proposal and I’m tickled pink that it appears to be catching on. I went to my […]
Posted on 07. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
I’ve had the good fortune to run into Tristan Harris and finding out that we live in close proximity. Tristan is the founder of Apture. Similar to two other Stanford computer scientist, Tristan understands and wants to improve how people find information on the web. Apture allows reporters to link out easily without necessarily losing […]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2009 by David Cohn.
From Dave Chase One of my observations from attending the New Business Models for News conference was that virtually all of the new business model discussion was about ways to lower production costs or new ways to fund journalism. While those items help, I’m convinced the only path to long-term economic viability is to directly […]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2008 by David Cohn.
This interview with Leonard Witt is relatively old. It was recorded at the NewsTools conference in April. I originally recorded this for my own blog at Spot.Us which is very related to Lenn’s Representative Journalism project. In full disclosure – we are now each on each others board of advisers.