Journalism's surveillance capitalism problem: it's all in the ads Paid Members Public
Those in glass houses…
Malayala Manorama and the flooding of Kerala Paid Members Public
Kerala in India has been hit by devastating floods over the summer. A year ago I was over there, working with the journalists who are now covering the tragedy.
Quartz obsesses over Victorian newspapers Paid Members Public
Quartz‘s daily Obsessions e-mail is a rather wonderful thing, in its randomness. Some days, the e-mail gets deleted unread, because I have neither the time nor the inclination to read the subject on offer, and some days I devour it. The fact that’s it’s a deep dive
Newspapers are becoming magazines, and the New York Times is leading the way Paid Members Public
The New York Times has redesigned the opening spread of the print edition to make it more of a digest of everything the outlet is doing across all media. So, yes, that include capturing the best of its journalists’ tweetstorms on there. Laura Hazard Owen interviewed Jake Siverstein [http://www.
The danger of an over-simplifying culture Paid Members Public
Seth Godin [http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/01/the-candy-diet.html] : > The bestselling novel of 1961 was Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent [http://amzn.to/2jmCFGM]. Millions of people read this 690-page political novel. In 2016, the big sellers were coloring books. Fifteen years ago, cable channels like
The end of presidential access journalism in the US Paid Members Public
The newly-elected Donald Trump seems determined to cut the press out of the equation
Reach of print newspapers falling fast Paid Members Public
Just 31% of Brits get their news from print newspapers [http://www.talkingnewmedia.com/2015/12/16/ofcom-report-reveals-falling-readership-for-uk-print-newspapers-rdio-bids-farewell/] And that’s down from 40% a year ago. Worryingly, there’s a rise in those who don’t follow the news at all.
Malcolm Coles on predictability and cat GIFs Paid Members Public
Stealing the punchline from Peter Yeung’s interview with Malcolm Coles [http://www.interhacktives.com/2015/11/05/malcolm-coles-interview/] of The Telegraph: > There’s no way I’d have predicted the end of 2015 at the beginning of the year, so I’ve no bloody idea what’s going to