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mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of...

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mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of note: Leading Pabst by two points near the end of judging, Anheuser-Busch began celebrating early, ordering an award placard for their exhibit and taking out ads in the local papers announcing they had won the nonexistent grand prize and were the...
mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of...

Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

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A year ago, Mike presented at Midem, discussing how being more open, honest and awesome to the public and to your fans is a recipe for musical success in the internet era. It sounds like an easy concept, but it's one that few do really well. It means connecting with your...
Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

Why The Wall Street Journal Isn't Adding Digital To Its Sunday Edition

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Common wisdom says there’s no future in print newspapers and that the rest of the country is fed up with Wall Street. But both propositions fall flat in the case of the Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) Sunday edition. Since 1999, a version of the newspaper favored by New...
Why The Wall Street Journal Isn't Adding Digital To Its Sunday Edition
Warren Buffet buys 26 local papers, calls free online news 'unsustainable'

The Orange County Register's new owners want to reinvent newspapers from the ground up

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The new owners of the Orange County Register don’t have a background in newspapers or journalism: between them, Aaron Kushner and his partner Eric Spitz have built a number of online businesses, including a greeting-card company and one that sells used computer equipment. Despite that — or possibly because of...
The Orange County Register's new owners want to reinvent newspapers from the ground up

This Mobile Company Wants To Use Twitter To End Retail's' Most-Hated Trend: 'Showrooming'

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LocalResponse, the New York company whose mobile ads are triggered by users' shout-outs in social media, has struck a deal with Chicago's ShopLocal to deliver coupons via Twitter to users who tweet while they're shopping.For instance, if a woman went into Best Buy and tweeted, "I need a new TV!"...
This Mobile Company Wants To Use Twitter To End Retail's' Most-Hated Trend: 'Showrooming'

Local newspapers' crisis: is hyperlocal journalism the answer?

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Many apologies for the hiatus in my serialisation of What do we mean by local?* I am pleased to return with an extract from a chapter by David Baines, a lecturer at Newcastle university.Hyperlocal journalism is the rage, with all manner of experiments having been tried both by individuals and...
Local newspapers' crisis: is hyperlocal journalism the answer?

Study shows newspaper readers are engaged, but local papers need to do more on mobile

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Newspapers are still better at engaging audiences than any other form of media, according to a new Newspaper Association of America (NAA) survey conducted by Nielsen, and print newspaper advertising remains effective. With newspaper ad revenue plunging, though, the picture isn’t as rosy as this survey makes it appear —...
Study shows newspaper readers are engaged, but local papers need to do more on mobile

Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

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A year ago, Mike presented at Midem, discussing how being more open, honest and awesome to the public and to your fans is a recipe for musical success in the internet era. It sounds like an easy concept, but it's one that few do really well. It means connecting with your...
Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era
Backed By Lerer And SV Angel, Newsle Launches To Let You Track News About Your Friends

Local newspapers' crisis: yes, hyperlocal sites can work in big cities too

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Today's extract from What do we mean by local?* concerns the possibility of forging communities through hyperlocal websites.Sarah J Johnson considers the notion through the prism of one particular London-based site, West Hampstead LifeI need to declare an interest here: Sarah is studying for an MA in newspaper journalism at...
Local newspapers' crisis: yes, hyperlocal sites can work in big cities too

Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'

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Former US newspaper editor John Robinson, who now teaches journalists, writes about newspapers charging for online newspaper access:"As more newspapers move to paywalls, it comes clearer to me that publishers are attempting to use a band-aid to cover a bullet hole."To illustrate his point he relates an anecdote about asking...
Paywalls? Journalism students say 'we won't pay'

Appreciate local papers naming Comcast scholarship winners in Bellingham/Whatcom http://bit.ly/9LHKI3 & Bellevue http://bit.ly/b3MUmW

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Appreciate local papers naming Comcast scholarship winners in Bellingham/Whatcom http://bit.ly/9LHKI3 & Bellevue http://bit.ly/b3MUmW
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