Mittwoch, Februar 25, 2009

25 ideas: Creating An Open-Source Business Model For Newspapers

by Tom Foremski on Silicon Valley Watcher

They are not really new in the discussion - but a great collection. Make sure to checked all 25 of them out, whether they could guide you in make the right moves which help you to improve your news business with your readers / your community.

From his list (shortened)

1: Focus on original content, do not rewrite wire stories or press releases ...

2: Focus on hyper-local coverage, newspapers should "own" their regional beat ...

3: Don't run foreign bureaus unless you are the New York Times or the like ...

4: Be a regular and visible part of your local communities ...

5: Become an active teacher of media literacy and media production in your local communities ...

6: Celebrate the best citizen journalists/bloggers in your communities, publish them ...

7: Become involved in local events, organize conferences ...

8: Don't let advertising networks sell your advertising ...

Read the full list, now
25 ideas: Creating An Open-Source Business Model For Newspapers

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