from Mediashift: “6 Tips to Support Digital News Through Advertising” and a journalism roundup

6 Tips to Support Digital News Through Advertising from MediaShift This is the first in a series of columns on new business models for news and other media. You’ll be able to find other stories in the series by clicking on the Business Models tag. One of the toughest ways to support a digital news operation is … Read more

A journalism roundup: “Best practices for engaging users on Facebook” and more…

  News of the World Whistleblower Found Dead from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman A former News of the World reporter who connected former NOTW editor Andy Coulson to phone hacking by his staff has been found dead. How Journalists Are Using Facebook to Share the News from Mashable! by Lauren Drell Shirky: Cheap, free, chaotic … Read more

Twitter for Newsrooms… A journalism roundup

Twitter for Newsrooms as a relationship-building guide from Nieman Journalism Lab by Justin Ellis One of the most novel things about Twitter is that, from the beginning, they let the audience discover the best ways to use it. From hashtags to retweets, many of Twitter?s best features bubbled up from users, and journalists have developed, … Read more

PEW report: The economics of online news

The economics of online news


Editor?s note: These are excerpts from material contributed by the Pew Internet Project to the Pew Research Center?s Project for Excellence in Journalism ?State of the News Media 2010? report. Read the full report at »

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EU-Digest’s list of TV news reports…

Alternative TV News Reports from EU-DIGEST: Listed below are a few of these alternative TV news stations,  which in streaming video and right on your own lap – or desktop can provide you with a different perspective of what is really happening in the world. EURO-News Live: BBC: RT Russian World News reports: … Read more

Unholly Alliance between Microsoft and Murdoch?


Microsoft and News Corp in Discussions to Remove Newspaper Content from Google

rupert_murdochYes, really. Rupert Murdoch?s crusade to blame Google for the failing newspaper business model continues today, as it emerges that News Corp has conducted talks with Microsoft about de-indexing the company?s sites from Google and (presumably) being paid to include them in Bing instead.

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