Showing posts with label Online Journalism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Online Journalism. Show all posts

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism: Digital News Report 2013

Reuters' Digital News Report 2013 provides on 112 pages a wealth of data for media and media executives to think, plan and worry about their business.


Link: Download (PDF)

Aus den Ergebnissen:

Wie Medienkategorien insgesamt performen



Die Rolle der traditionellen Medienmarken
- in Deutschland mit 71 % im hinteren Feld


Friday, September 28, 2012

PEW Study: Trends in News Consumption: 1991 - 2012 (US)

From the PewResearchCenter 'In Changing News Landscape, Even Television is Vulnerable'

Some Highlights
- The Rise of Social Networks for News
- Twitter Not a Major News Source, but growing
- The Decline of Paper in Reading & Writing
- Only 1/3 of Americans aged 18 - 29 watched yesterday News on TV

Online News Continues to Climb

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

FTC confab: Any advice? Experiment, experiment, experiment!

via / more at NiemanJournalismLab
Google’s economist-in-chief, Hal Varian, was the keynote speaker this morning at the Federal Trade Commission’s second round of hearings on the future of journalism. (The study is entitled “How will journalism survive the internet age?”

Monday, April 20, 2009

Would the World of Online News and Social Media News Go Out of Business

when the last newspaper has folded?
[I don't think that will happen for quite a long time]

Markos Moulitsas wrote on Daily Kos

"Whenever we debate the future of newspapers, inevitably someone asks, "if they go out of business, where will blogs get their stories?" That's a companion argument to "who will conduct investigative journalism"?"

Out of curiosity, I decided to see where the news we discuss on this site came from the past week, from Monday, April 6, to Sunday, April 12. If we linked to a source that got its information from another site, we followed the links until we got to the original source of the reporting ("secondary" source). In other words, I wanted to categorize the original source of information for every (front page) post on the site.

While newspapers were the most common source of information, they accounted for just 123 out of 628 total original information sources, or just shy of 20 percent.

Here's the detailed results of that link inventory:

Newspapers: 102 primary, 21 secondary
Blogs: 83 primary, 19 secondary
Television network: 69 primary, 14 secondary
Online news organizations: 54 primary, 5 secondary
Magazines and journals: 36 primary
Books: 6 primary
AP and other Wire: 5 secondary
Radio: 4 primary .... "
more / complete list on Daily Kos

via Martin Stabe

P.S.
o.k. this was just one week. But check out, the "importance" of AP (and other so called news wires) for quality journalism and online news business

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Social Median - Topic-based News Networks Deliver

In 2006 we started some topic-based bookmarks on CrispyNews for

- B2B-Media
- Citizen Journalism & Social Media
- Magazine-Business
- Marketing
- Zeitung mit Zukunft (a project with Thomas Wanhoff)

Unfortunately CrispyNews decided in January 2007 that they had made enough experience and they want to move this solution to custom tailored, paid solutions for corporate.

Last week we learned from Lars Hinrich that XING has acquired Social | Median (and founder and CEO Jason Goldberg) as news are getting more tailored and relevant (they call it filtered) to the user if the news are hand-picked and delivered by 'friends' via networks. With Crispy-News we worked with bookmarks, now we work via feed from selected sources by tags / keywords and as Xing wants to make this an important part of their application platform, we feel safe enough to give it a try (again) ... you can joint me here.

We started with a 'B2B Media + Marketing News Network' and invite you to add subjects / topics you feel relevant and resources you want to be included in the news gathering process ...



check it out! And if you like, what you see, please joint in!

We welcome anyone to joint as collaborator and we would be happy to start and/or join other networks in other subjects close to our work.

P.S.
I still wonder, why classical media and marketing companies seem to care so little about community / network based news, search, procurement, sales and marketing … and leave all the opportunities to outsiders / newcomers.

Earlier entries:

Digging for B2B Media and Newspapers Articles

Digging für die Zeitung mit Zukunft

Bookmarks Social Media & Community Building

Monday, November 17, 2008

John Yemma on Christian Science Monitor's Future and Economics

of the Newsprint, Newsroom, Journalism on the Internet and Who will pay for the news

Leonard Witt interviews the recently appointed Editor John Yemma:

Keeping the high quality of the CSM with a 80-person newsroom

- in a pure Internet Model for the CSM would cost 6 or 7 Mil. USD
- CSM on the Internet, with a weekly print and daily news summary will cost about 12 Mil. USD



Video 26:28 minutes on Google Video

from / on pjnet

Christian Science Monitor Goes Online-Only [not exactly]
Brennon Slattery on washingtonpost.com (31-October-2008)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

OJB: Blogging Journalists Survey Results by Paul Bradshaw

Paul shares on OJB the results of his survey on how journalists with blogs feel their work had been affected by the technology - 200 blogging journalists responded, from 30 different countries.

Already Online
Blogging journalists pt1: survey results pt.1: context and methodology

Blogging journalist pt2: Blogs and news ideas: “The canary in the mine”

Blogging journalists: pt3: Blogs and story research: “We swapped info”

Blogging journalists pt 4: Blogs and news production: “I think in hyperlinks, even when working in print”

Still To come
- Blogs and news production : “I think in hyperlinks, even when working in print”
- Post-publication: “You’ve got to be ready for that conversation”
- Blogging and the audience relationship: “The best stories are a result of incredible conversations”
- Discussion and conclusion: “The writing on the wall”

If you are interested to get (over time) the whole story use his tag blogging-journalist. Or even better, for all interested and/or active in Online Journalism, subscribe to OJB's blog feeds, if you haven't done so already.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Newsquest axes sub editors in London and give reporters an up to 31-point job description

Patrick Smith wrote on Pressgazette.co.uk:

Cit.1:
"Staff ... were told that sub-editors would be replaced by multimedia journalists, responsible for writing news and features; subbing and designing pages; shooting video; taking pictures; working the new content management system; blogging and writing news stories online; processing pictures for print and for the web and looking after trainees."

Cit.2:
"The job description for Newsquest London's new senior multimedia journalist position includes the following points
- Editorial duties...including writing, uploading, editing, subbing, photography and video.
- Maintaining a presence in local communities while meeting changing content and production demands.
- Contribute fully to productivity of editorial team, regularly contributing ideas and subjects for multimedia content including news, features, photographs, picture galleries, videos, blogs and campaigns.
- To act as mentor to trainee journalists and perform duties of other editorial managers on a temporary basis.
- To demonstrate knowledge of the area, local issues and key influencers.
- To engage with an expanding network of contacts.
- To actively encourage community generated content in print and online, including blogs, commmeents, videos and photographs.
- To attend a variety of events, including evening and weekend events where appropriate.
- To ensure that all relevant benchmark and productivity targets are met consistently.
- To respond quickly, with multimedia options considered, to breaking news stories in or out of office hours, either personally or by alerting the relevant manager.
- To consistently demonstrate advanced subbing, design and production-related skills.

via / more

Friday, July 11, 2008

The Guardian Media Group Buys ContentNext Media paidContent.org

an important inspiration and information source for our work and several successful professional media Blogs. Besides paidContent.org, mocoNews.net (mobile), contentSutra (India) and paidContent.co.uk (UK and the rest of Europe), for "north of 30 Mio. USD" ... congratulation to Rafat Ali and his team!

Details at paidcontent.org and readwriteweb.com

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Online Journalismus Review (OJR) No More

From Robert Niles at Facebook:

"After a decade, the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication has decided to cease publication of OJR.org. The archives will remain online, but there will be no new articles.

One of OJR's goals over the years has been to help mid-career journalists make a successful transition from other media to online reporting and production. I'm pleased to say that USC Annenberg will continue to provide support in that area, through the Knight Digital Media Center. I encourage OJR readers to click over to http://www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org and its blogs, if you are not already a regular reader there.

The decision to close OJR means that I have left the University of Southern California. But I am not going offline. I will continue to write, daily, about new media and journalism at my new website, http://www.sensibletalk.com . I hope that many of you will click over and visit me there.

Finally, on behalf of OJR, I want to thank you. Thank you for your readership, tips, corrections, kind words and support. And I want to wish you success as you work to build engaging, informative and sustainable websites, to better serve your audiences."

I'm sorry, to hear and have subscripted the Sensibletalk feed !

Sunday, June 08, 2008

If I don't find it on Your site, it is Your problem

not mine. Scott says, I will find it (what I am locking for) without your help (e.g. via Google) .... and will not bother you anymore with my stupidness and inadequacy.

Scott Karp has two article on why the failure of a user on a (newspaper) website is harming your business and should be seen (and taken care off) as an avoidable failure of your website and offer. Recommended read

If Your Users Fail, Your Website Fails, Regardless Of Intent Or Design

What Newspapers Still Don’t Understand About The Web

Addendum:
Scott has added a sequel to his post and takes on the magazines world

What Magazines Still Don’t Understand About The Web

Tribune Papers get a Print, Web and Business Model Redesign

reports John Koblin at the The New York Observer

"What has become clear as we have gotten intimately familiar with the business is that the model for newspapers no longer works," said Sam Zell in a memo he just sent out to Tribune staffers

1. We are not giving readers what they want, and

2. We are printing bigger papers than we can afford to print

Full text here

So everything is getting trashed and reworked! There are going to be redesigned newspapers, redesigned Web sites, redesigned business structures ..." more

Remember that 'Chicago Tribune Staff Meeting' just three and half months ago?

via Paul Conley The Model (for B2B publishing) no longer works'

P.S.
Hey Paul, I really wonder where you encounter such kind of B2B Publishing environment …

"- journalists with a skill set from the 1970s and an emotional resistance to change;
- workflow rules that focus on producing weekly or monthly products rather than real-time news;
- advertising sales people who are paralyzed by the idea of learning Web metrics;
- circulation departments that are still worried that Google is delivering them the "wrong" readers while somehow "stealing" content;
- entire publications that seem dedicated to producing content only for some target market of 72-year olds that have "always read us" while refusing to lead their readers into a new era ..."

In the States? WOW! I never came across such an attitude here in Germany, ... and anyway, in Wiesbaden Miriam Meckel just comforted our publisher with the message, that all this changes doesn't touch the core of B2B publishing - on Video (in German)

Earlier entries:
Die Umsatzentwicklung der deutschen Fachpresse 1996 - 2007

Das Geheimtreffen der deutschen Fachpresse im Kurhaus geht weiter

Sunday, May 11, 2008

NAA Report: Newspapers' Online Video Survey

Last week the NAA (Newspaper Association of America) publish a survey on the practice of 213 newspapers in the booming field of online video reporting.

Key findings:

Content
In addition to running content from the Associated Press or other wire services, most newspapers are putting resources into producing their own, locally focused, original video content. Many newspapers reported a strong focus on local news and local sports videos. The majority of newspaper Web sites in all circulation groups also accepts user-generated video.

Editing and Publishing
Flash video is overwhelmingly the most popular format for newspaper Web sites, followed (distantly) by Windows Media. At many newspapers the online staff is responsible for editing and posting video content.

Staffing
As the chart below shows, print journalists are picking up video cameras. Many newspapers reported photographers and reporters are more responsible for shooting video content than the online staff.

Sample chart 1:
Which of the following areas are included in your newspaper’s online video offerings?



Sample chart 2:
Who at your newspaper shoots video for the Web site?



If you want to learn what and how US newspaper do in / with online video, you can download the full report here (PDF, 41 pg.)

Btw., NAA offers more on online video: articles, case studies, a glossary ... here

via turi2

Dass in Deutschland (3.039) Redakteure und Freie Journalisten das Thema Videos im Web noch "differenzierter" sehen, hatte der auch der letzte Medien-Trendmonitor von newsaktuell gezeigt. Auf die Frage: Immer mehr Nachrichtenportale zeigen heute auch Videos im Netz. Welche Aussagen treffen zu?



Der Anteil von knapp 50 % der Antworten, die Videos bereits heute als ganz normale Inhalte bezeichnen, ist wohl auch etwas beflügelt durch die Antworten der Kollegen aus dem Bereich Rundfunk (60%) und Online & Multimedia (63 %).

Zum Trendmonitor 2008 Januar / Februar 2008 von newsaktuell gibt es Auszüge als PDF

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Xing, the new media - Xing der Mainstream und Online Media Schreck

Die Position der klassischen Medien sei bedroht (was nicht ganz neu in einer bisher nicht zielführenden Debatte ist). Doch, so Julius Endert (Handelsblatt Online) in seinem Beitrag, nicht Onlinemedien schlüpften in die Rolle (übernehmen die Funktionen) von Zeitungen, Magazinen und Fernsehsendern, sondern die neuen sozialen Netze im Internet, ala XING ... mehr

P.S.
XING hatte sich ja schon früher einmal als das kommende Betriebssystem sozialer Software, einer sozialeren Zukunft ausgerufen ... Das Handelsblatt.net und Web 3.0

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Die Welt aus dem Blickwinkel der Chefredaktion

Paul Bradshaw zeigt auf OJB, welche Länder und Regionen mehr (oder weniger) Aufmerksamkeit erhalten, immer aus Sicht einer bestimmten Zeitung ... (2007) je nach Aufmerksamkeit schrumpfen Länder oder ganze Kontinente oder blähen sich auf.

Die Daten stammen aus der Dissertation von Nicolas Kayser-Bril.

Beispiel: The Guardian



more

Das Flash-Tool hat Nicolas Kayser-Bril auf L'observatoire des Mèdias zur Verfügung gestellt ...


via/mehr von Nicolas

Monday, March 17, 2008

The State of the US News Media 2008

The fifth edition of the Project for Excellence in Journalism annual report on the health and status of American journalism is out and available here.

A Year in the News
Intro | Newspapers | Online | Network | Cable | Radio | Ethnic | Top Line

Journalist Survey
Intro | Commentary | Findings | Top Line

Newspaper
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Alternative Weeklies | Charts & Tables

Online
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Citizen Media | Charts & Tables

Network TV
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Online Trends | News Magazines | Charts & Tables

Cable TV
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Online Trends | Alternative | Charts & Tables

Local TV
Intro | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Online Trends | Charts & Tables

Magazines
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Online Trends | Opinion Titles | Charts & Tables

Radio
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Talk Radio | Charts & Tables

Ethics/Alternative
Intro | Content Analysis | Audience | Economics | Ownership | News Investment | Black Press | Charts & Tables

Special Reports
The Future of Advertising | Public Attitudes | The Changing Newspaper Newsroom

From the Preface:
"Its goal is to gather in one place as much data as possible about all the major sectors of journalism, to identify trends, mark key indicators, note areas for further inquiry and provide a resource for citizens, journalists and researchers.

For each area we have produced original research and aggregated existing data into a narrative. Statistical data also exists in an interactive format (see our index of charts), which allows users to customize their own graphics. This year, we also offer A Year in the News, a content analysis of more than 70,000 stories from 48 news outlets across five media sectors; a Survey of Journalists, produced with the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press; a Special Report on the Future of Advertising and a content study of Citizen Media Sites, 64 in 15 communities.

The study is the work of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, a non political, non partisan research institute that is part of the Pew Research Center in Washington. The study is funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts and was produced with the help of a number of partners, including Rick Edmonds of the Poynter Institute and a host of industry readers.”

Highly recommended!

Earlier entry:
The State Of The (US) News Media 2007

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Timeshift: Jan Schaffer on Participatory Journalism

Jan Schaffer, J-Lab Director talks about

Participatatory Journalism in the USA:
Opportunities and Challenges

at the 4th Online Media Week Online Journalism Seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 in Barcelona.



Jan' slides (PPT)

via Amy Gahran (who will be talking on the same live in Barcelona)

!Read Amy's note of the linkage between mainstream journalism and participatory journalism!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Wiki Journalism - Are Wikis the New Blogs?

The taxonomy of Wiki Journalism by Paul Bradshaw. Paul present the result on his wiki journalism studies last week at the Future of Newspaper Conference, Cardiff

WIKI Journalism - Are wikis the new blogs?

He identifies five types of wiki journalism:

  • ‘Second draft’ wikis: a ‘second stage’ piece of journalism, during which readers can edit an article produced in-house (Wired article, Esquire, LA Times wikitorial)
  • Crowdsourcing wiki: a means of covering material which could not have been produced in-house (probably for logistical reasons), but which becomes possible through wiki technology (San Diego Tribune’s AmpliPedia; Wired How To Wiki)
  • Supplementary wiki: a supplement to a piece of original journalism, an ‘add-on’: “A tab to a story that says: Create a wiki for related stories” (Francisco, 2006) (CNET’s India Tech Wiki; parts of the Wired How To Wiki)
  • Open wiki: an open space, whose subject matter is decided by the user, and where material may be produced that would not otherwise have been commissioned (Wikinews)
  • Logistical wiki: a wiki limited to in-house contributors which enables multiple authorship, and may also facilitate transparency, and/or an ongoing nature (Dewey Answers; N&Opedia)
Taxonomy Chart:


more

as Wiki (live)

*and for all readers, who still print out stuff they want to read, as PDF (dead)
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