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New Atlantic Media digital ‘intelligent journalism’ venture hits the Internet

September 25, 2012


A digital news venture from Atlantic Media launched Monday, promising “bracingly creative and intelligent journalism” for reading on devices such as tablets and mobile phones. The effort baptized Quartz “is a digitally native news outlet, born in 2012, for business people in the new global economy,” the group said on its website, Editor-in-Chief Kevin […]

Hyperlocal: Pasadena publisher launches a system for outsourcing local news

August 30, 2012


A publisher in Pasadena, CA, who said he received death threats when he started hiring workers in India to write local stories five years ago nevertheless has launched a business to help other local publishers start outsourcing. James Macpherson, who founded local news site Pasadena Now nine years ago, launched a business called Journtent last […]

88 Content Creation Ideas for Better Business Blog Posts, Images, or Videos by Miranda Miller

August 9, 2012


Fresh content not only helps with your search engine optimization strategy; it shows your social following you are active and engaged in your industry and local community. It’s also a great opportunity to provide new and helpful information to current and potential customers. Companies struggle to come up with new angles and ideas, though. Use […]


June 30, 2012


CONTENT MONETIZATION MODELS ACROSS MEDIA & DEVICES “There is tremendous upside in the growth of content use and distribution as well as in the value of most digital and online media platforms.” ■ Of the respondents who distribute content on the Web, nearly half (47%) describe their business as ad-supported, while 18% distribute free content, […]

Media Source launches a subscription book review site,

June 21, 2012


Media Source, the company behind review publications like Library Journal, School Library Journal and Horn Book, is launching a subscription-based site,, that aggregates over 300,000 reviews from its publications. The site is aimed at book-buying librarians, though anyone can subscribe. It includes over 20 years of reviews, including starred reviews, “best” lists and Junior Library […]

The Data Journalism Handbook: The Next Newsroom Staple?

June 5, 2012


Move over, the AP Stylebook. A new handbook is in town and there’s a good chance it will become a newsroom must-have. The Data Journalism Handbook launched this past weekend at the School of Data Journalism, based at the 2012 International Journalism Festival in Perugia. It is a one stop shop for reporters interested in […]

Why newspaper paywalls are still a bad idea

May 2, 2012


Media industry research shows that more and more newspapers are implementing paywalls, possibly inspired by the launch of a “metered” wall at the New York Times earlier this year. Frederic Filloux argues in a blog post at The Monday Note that the metered approach can have benefits for papers that implement it, by boosting revenue […]