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Archive for February, 2006

What Newspaper Workshops Are Teaching in 2006

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

To help historians look back at what changes the digital revolution wrought on the newspaper industry in 2006, include this among the artifacts.
Last week I was a presenter at the Georgia Associate Press Multimedia Workshop. The program was put together by Elizabeth Adams, managing editor of the Augusta Chronicle. Here is the conference schedule. Obviously [...]

Minnesota Public Radio Sues Al Gore’s Current.TV

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Al Gore’s Current.TV is being sued on two fronts for alleged trademark over its name. This from MSNBC:
Minnesota Public Radio claimed in a suit filed earlier this month that it applied to register “The Current” as a trademark four months before Gore’s network changed its name to Current TV.
The other litigant is Current Communications Group [...]

Make Your Own Web Page in Minutes

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

This from Google:
Create your own web pages, quickly and easily. Google Page Creator is a free online tool that finally makes it easy for anyone to create and publish useful, attractive web pages in just minutes.
and this:
Don’t worry about saving Google Page Creator saves your changes automatically as you type, so no more nervous [...]

More on OhmyNew, Sun Bank $11 Million Deal

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Red Herring has more information on the $11 million OhmyNews and Sun Bank deal. Also checks in with other citizen journalism sites. Article subhead says:
Korea’s OhmyNews will launch Japanese news site and develop video journalism.

OhmyNews 6th Birthday and A Big New Investor

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

OhmyNews turns six years old today, but also gets a big cash infusion. This from the OhmyNews website:
OhmyNews and Softbank have joined hands for the globalization of citizen participatory journalism pioneered by OhmyNews in South Korea six years ago.
OhmyNews and Softbank signed a comprehensive investment contract valued at US$11million on February 22 after [...]