Every journalist needs a Plan B Paid Members Public
Have you prepared your post-journalism back-up plan? [http://charman-anderson.com/2016/01/20/every-journalist-needs-a-plan-b/] On a day I met with a talented, digital-centric former colleague who has recently been made redundant, this piece by Kevin Anderson strikes a nerve: > Last summer, I noticed that a college classmate had joined a
Digital journalism: time for invention, not migration Paid Members Public
Kevin Anderson [http://charman-anderson.com/2015/02/03/local-journalism-business-models-that-dont-rely-on-scale/] : > For too long we’ve been trying to find a market for the same products that we used to deliver in print, and that just won’t work. We can’t simply write that local council story the same way that
Don't do more with less, do different forms of journalism Paid Members Public
Fascinating insight into Kevin Anderson’s first few months back in a newsroom [http://charman-anderson.com/2014/04/29/rebuilding-journalism-through-building-a-community-platform/] : > When I landed in my new job as executive editor of two newspapers in Wisconsin, I had to prioritise what I would do, and to be honest, I didn’t
A litmus test for digital newsrooms Paid Members Public
Kevin Anderson [http://www.themediabriefing.com/article/experimentation-culture-change-anderson-kevin-newspapers] : > Are we still struggling to get journalists to add links to their stories, to do the most basic elements of digital production, in 2013? Really? What would happen if a journalist consistently turned in half-finished copy for tomorrow’s newspaper? Yes, we
Publishing Saviours? I’m an Atheist Paid Members Public
Kevin Anderson responding [http://charman-anderson.com/2010/06/17/journalisms-future-silver-bullets-are-the-talisman-of-the-desperate/] to my post [http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/2010/06/complexity_is_the_new_reality.html] from yesterday: > Senior leaders in the industry aren’t looking for strategies, they are looking for a saviour. They want some supernatural – or in
Morning Coffee Reading: Post-Easter Link Dump Paid Members Public
Some heavyweight stuff that’s been sitting in my tabs over the holiday weekend: - [A last act of insanity by delusional content companies](http://charman-anderson.com/2010/04/02/ipad-app-pricing-a-last-act-of-insanity-by-delusional-content-companies/) – Kevin Anderson, who seems to have been liberated to write by taking voluntary redundancy from [The Guardian](http://www.
Participatory Culture and Traditional Media Paid Members Public
Kevin Anderson on why people participate in online communities [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_community] and share content on them: > I can tell you why I bother. A global culture of participation has been, for me, key in meeting one of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: Belonging [http://en.