Archive for December, 2008

Scott Meyer – This Too Will Pass

Posted on 14. Dec, 2008 by .


Scott Meyer from Warburg Pincus talks to us about the future of advertising, how to grade a successful startup and is kind enough to give us a positive vision of journalism’s future.

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Leonard Witt on Representative Journalism

Posted on 13. Dec, 2008 by .


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.

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Howard Weaver – Leaves McClatchy

Posted on 06. Dec, 2008 by .


He writes: … I take my leave feeling sure about two things. First, that the challenge faced by McClatchy and its newsrooms is immense and fundamental. Navigating to success through the coming months will be painful, sometimes torturous work. Secondly, that the mission of public service journalism will emerge from this transformation in tact, and […]

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Introducing BarCamp – NewsInnovation

Posted on 04. Dec, 2008 by .


I am such a HUGE fan of bringing barcamps to journalism. I’ve talked about this with Chris Messina and I’ve even (unsuccessfully) tried to spur the movement for this myself. But now it may be time. Jason Kristufek has proposed the following. I agree with my friend Tom, my CEO Chuck Peters and all those […]

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