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Archive for June, 2007

Aggregating Jay Rosen Open-Source Videos

Friday, June 29th, 2007

In July Jay Rosen’s pro-am project Assignment Zero will be turned into a news package by At the same time he is joining forces with the Huffington Post to create a pro-am presidential election coverage via the Off the Bus project.
Late last year he released an 80-minute video produced by Colin the [...]

Newsrooms Should Heed Finland Innovation Advice

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Finland is tiny and it has to figure out how to compete with giant countries that have many more resources to produce the likes of Google and other primary new technologies. The answer, according to a research paper Innovation, Journalism and the Future: Final report of the research project Innovation Journalism in Finland, is to [...]

Bear Stearns: User Generated Content No Fad

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

This from a Bear Stearns report:

Text-based UGC (e.g., blogs/social networks) already accounts for at least 13% of Internet traffic and continues to grow unabated. Also, our online video survey finds that UGC is the No. 1 and No. 2 most popular content category among men aged 18-34 and [...]

Study: 96 % of Tweens, Teens in Online Social Networks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

This from Advertising Age:

A whopping 96% of online tweens and teens connect to a social network at least once a week, according to a study and white paper being released today from Alloy Media & Marketing, a youth-oriented marketing firm. And nearly half engaged with a brand in the space in the past month.

According to [...]

NYTimes, WSJ Panelists Discuss Social Media

Sunday, June 24th, 2007 is slowing releasing videos of its The Economics of Social Media (EconSM) conference held back in April. Here is the Social Media & News video. writes::

The news media panel: Vivian Schiller, SVP and GM,; Rich Skrenta, founder and CEO,; Ken Stern, CEO, NPR; and WSJ/AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher talked to moderator Tad [...]