Meta-curating the death of David Bowie Paid Members Public
Curation is the new obituary: 8 ways media outlets marked Bowie’s life and death [http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2016/01/11/curation-is-the-new-obituary-8-ways-media-outlets-marked-bowies-life-and-death/] Paul Bradshaw: > The media’s reaction to David Bowie‘s death from cancer early this morning demonstrates just how widely curation has become in journalism practice – and specifically,
Clickbait, as mocked by comics Paid Members Public
Looks like Marvel Comics has take the measure of today’s news cycle. From yesterday’s Original Sins #1 [https://www.comixology.co.uk/Original-Sins-1-of-5/digital-comic/104064]: The “spammy click bait phase of the news cycle” just entered my vocabulary. Good work. (Not the first time comics have commented on
TechCrunch: journalism's heretics? Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2011/09/mgsieglerhs-2057.html] MG Siegler of TechCrunch [http://www.techcrunch.com] has published a really fascinating post [http://parislemon.com/post/9859907607/its-not-a-mirror-its-a-crystal-ball] on his personal blog, responding to the current brouhaha around Mike Arrington, TechCrunch and AOL [http://parislemon.com/post/
Tweeting: the new speed of news Paid Members Public
Can you tweet faster than an earthquake travels? Twitter thinks so: Here’s Twitter traffic mentioning earthquakes in the 12 minutes after the quake: I wonder how many news outlets had information up on their site within 12 minutes?
A foghorn for lies on a giant scale Paid Members Public
Journalists are often their own worst enemies.