Planning and Implementing a Mobile Interactive... →
Really in depth look at how to set up an interactive voice system. Must remember this exists when I want to think about this in the future. It would be a great thing for our radio audiences.
Food for thought: Sontag and Chee on shrinking the... →
This makes me so happy. It exactly encapsulates the way I feel. Check out these quotes: How many people think the tragedy of 21st century America is that there isn’t enough information to consume? How many people feel a desperate need for more “content” in their lives? … I think it’s journalists who need to take up that challenge — to learn how to spin something coherent and absorbing...
Four ways to use Fast Follow – Twitter Media →
Twitter fast follow could potentially be a substitute for an SMS service, depending on whether they are able to roll it out around the world or not. A couple of thoughts: 1) The ideal frequency of posting to Twitter and the ideal frequency of sending text messages are VASTLY different. You would probably need to set up a special account just for the fast follow service (and on that note,...
Teaching journalists to read | Analysis & Opinion... →
Still, the biggest thing that’s missing in the journalistic establishment is people who are good at finding all that great material, and collating it, curating it, adding value to it, linking to it, presenting it to their readers.
Twitter Search Operators →
Really useful list of operators to help filter Twitter searches
Learn Facebook Page SEO Mastery In 7 Easy Steps →
Things I didn’t know but should have: most of what you put on a Facebook page is invisible to search engines, except for that tiny About box in the upper-left. Things I haven’t been thinking about but should have: getting inbound links to improve Facebook page search ranking
The Journalists Formerly Known as the Media: My... →
As usual, Jay Rosen manages to distill things down in a way that clarifies some the thoughts I’ve been having. The bits of advice that particularly struck a chord: 4: Describe the world in a way that helps people participate in it. 5: Anyone can doesn’t mean everyone will. 7: Your authority starts with, “I’m there, you’re not, let me tell you about it.”
Blog Metrics: Six Recommendations For Measuring... →
Great rundown of things you should think about when measuring your blog’s performance. It’s important to be able to build in your ability to measure these things from the get-go. Tomorrow will have a meeting on how to determine which of these things (and which other things) need to be measured and how to actually make sure we can measure them usefully…
Guidelines for using tweets in broadcasts →
So, this exists. Who knew?
The Great Divergence In Pictures: A visual guide... →
A truly effective slideshow of infographics. Slate illustrates the problem of income inequality from a number of angles and investigates the causes, all through charts. It’s informative and pretty (oh, and by the way, not in flash - yes, you can do pretty without being bogged down in flash)
The network also marks another small shift in the media ecosystem: the media...– “A completely new model for us”: The Guardian gives outsiders the power to publish for the first time » Nieman Journalism Lab
3 Unique ways to record, edit, and publish your... →
This article introduces an audio-editing product I hadn’t heard of before: Myna. Has many of the same features as Audacity, but no download necessary.