Posts Tagged ‘ newspapers ’

“Newspaper Revolution” will hit Academia!

You might have thought Journalists – usually quicker on the uptake than others – were slow to realize that their printed industry is going down.

Academics – as much as I like them – are known for their lag and a certain disconnectedness to the “real” world. For all those professors and others in the field who think they are invincible: please take a look at Michael Nielson explaining the broader picture and what the “News Revolution” will do to Academic Publishing.

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Video-Story recap

My story is about spot.us, an online platform launched in the fall of 2008 that helps to finance journalists on certain stories by crowd funding. Crowd funding is one of the many new ways Journalists are exploring to keep Journalism alive and maintain a living. I mainly use an interview with David Cohn, the founder of spot.us to relate the company to the future of news. Continue reading

Story – boarding

Currently preparing story board for the piece on community-funded journalism. Check out David Cohn’s answers beforehand here

Story: Spot.us example of crowd-funded journalism, one of new biz models.
Here goes the plan for the video with the very roughly estimated time.

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