Given the eye-popping sales of the iPad, people are inclined to wonder out loud if tablets will “save” journalism. Wrong question. No platform or technology will “save” anything which depends so completely on the content and how good or bad it is.
Absolutely right. The questions people should be asking are “can we provide people with a compelling experience on this device?” and “is there an opportunity to make some revenue from it?” [George has some thoughts on that](http://georgebrock.net/paywalls-and-tablets-the-news-is-better/).
A packed and hot room for a panel on the current state of publishing on mobile.
Katie King back in the chair.
Kate Milner, mobile product manager, BBC News
Tablets and mobile are changing how people are accessing BBC News content.
Traditionally, they’d focussed on the lunchtime peak of
Ah, I love NEXT. Unlike many tech-based conferences, which are very rooted in the now, they have a remarkable knack of looking about two years into the future, and giving you a sense of what the world might look like then. I’ve been working with them since January, and