links for 2009-07-30

By on Jul 30, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Trade libel lawsuits soar | Pinsent Masons LLP The number of defamation cases grew from 59 to 78 in the year to May 2009, Sweet and Maxwell said. (tags: libel internetlaw internetlibel law onlinecommunitymanagement) Chris Anderson on the Economics of 'Free': 'Maybe Media Will Be a Hobby Rather than a Job' – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International Maybe media won't be a job at all, but will instead be a hobby. There is no law that says that industries have to remain at any given size. (tags: business strategy wired economics) The Aggregator That Newspapers Like | The New York Observer "At Daylife, a digital media services start-up, founder and chief executive Upendra Shardanand and his team of young engineers have a name for a new breed of journalists: RoboCop editors. These are the folks who have the skills of both a top-notch software developer and a tested newspaper editor. They can create Web pages within minutes, combining original content with links to breaking news from around the world, streaming videos and slideshows. They can drop in Twitter tweets, customized widgets and Google Gadgets with just a few point-and-clicks. Crazier is that when they walk away from their computers, those newly built pages will refresh themselves…" (tags: journalism daylife aggregation newspapers newspaperwebsites news2.0 journalisttraining) The Audience for Online Video-Sharing Sites Shoots Up | Pew Internet & American Life Project Over time, online video has also become a bigger fixture in everyday life, garnering 19% of all internet users who use video-sharing sites to watch on a typical day. In comparison, just 8% of internet users reported use of the sites on a typical day in 2006 (tags: pewinternet research videosharing video audiences...

links for 2009-07-29

By on Jul 29, 2009 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Tweet about apartment mold draws lawsuit :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Chicago Crime The May 12 Tweet under the handle "abonnen" reads in part: "Who said sleeping in a moldy apartment was bad for you? Horizon realty thinks it's okay." (tags: libel internetlibel internetlaw freespeech chicago funny...

links for 2009-07-28

By on Jul 28, 2009 in Uncategorized | Introduces Self-Serve Ads For Hyperlocal Sites | Deals | Reuters The Local, which consists of citizen-j blogs focusing on five neighborhoods in New Jersey and Brooklyn, will charge $5 CPMs for the ads. (tags: hyperlocal advertising nytimes bloggingfordollars) UK Newspapers on Twitter – the charts | Online Journalism Blog Ever wondered how well UK newspapers are doing on twitter? Not me either, but it is kind of interesting… (tags: newspaperwebsites twitter newspapers guardian times financialtimes journalism journalisttraining bloggingtechniques) Government advice urges tweeting (tags: Twitter bloggingtechniques bloggingguidelines cabinetoffice government...

links for 2009-07-27

By on Jul 27, 2009 in Uncategorized |

ITV to sell Friends Reunited for just £15m | News | New Media Age why would anyone buy it?! (tags: friendsreunited socialnetworking business ITV)

links for 2009-07-24

By on Jul 24, 2009 in Uncategorized |

Marketing Small Businesses With Twitter – An icecream cart owner… "signed up for an account and has more than 5,400 followers who wait for him to post the current location of his itinerant cart and list the flavors of the day, like lavender and orange creamsicle. " (tags: twitter socialmedia marketing advertising icecream strategy business) A.P. Cracks Down on Unpaid Use of Articles on Web – Each article — and, in the future, each picture and video — would go out with what The A.P. called a digital “wrapper,” data invisible to the ordinary consumer that is intended, among other things, to maximize its ranking in Internet searches. The software would also send signals back to The A.P., letting it track use of the article across the Web. (tags: newspapers newspaperbusiness newspaperwebsites business strategy associatedpress copyright) Principles behind the Agile Manifesto (tags: agile process) Agile Learning Labs: Waterfall, Agile, Teen Sex and Category Errors (tags: agile process) A List Apart: Articles: Getting Real About Agile Design (tags: agile process) Front to back » Blog Archive » Completed UX project: Desktop design tool for antenna engineers (tags: agile process) Flickr: Guardian Datastore The Guardian Datastore Flickr group (tags: guardian newspaperwebsites news2.0 datajournalism data visualisation flickr) Times Social Entrepreneurs Site (tags: times socialentrepreneurs business...