Journalism Accelerator Featured Links: July 7 – July 18, 2012
Back-to-basics tips, new digital training, both aim to help local newspapers. Can your news content go further in a ebook or enewsletter? And what does an “open internet” mean? Help define policy.
Now available for download: Nieman Lab in ebook form
Would Nieman’s new product strategy work for you? A “collected, collated package of news, commentary, and analysis” for people who don’t want to check a site daily or follow on Twitter.
News Corp. Split Adds to Pressure on Papers
A case to watch: How will News Corp. newspapers manage the market disruption, now their buffer of “a vast and profitable entertainment empire” spins in a different direction?
The Declaration of Internet Freedom Wants Your Feedback
What does an “open internet” mean for you and your work? FreePress wants a “public discussion” defining the term, and people to “remix it, fork it, change it.”
Poynter, American Press Institute and Knight Foundation team up to help newspapers with digital tools training
Session sign-ups to watch for! New training for newspapers to “multiply their productivity and impact” and “develop a culture of innovation.”
The future of media and forcing new content into old models
A forward take on the Journatic controversy over bylines and remote “local” reporters. “Not ’pink slime,’ just a potential new model…Why not experiment with new forms?”
Groupon opens concept store in Singapore
Remixing digital and physical, with customers in mind. The shop strategy “speaks to the huge priority we place on delivering convenience to our customers,” says Groupon Singapore CEO.
Local news crisis: publishers and editors must get back to basics
A favorable future seen for local newsprint: “The opportunity for local newspapers is as clear as it always was. It is only the effort and methods of delivery required that are different.”
6 Email Marketing Tools for Hyperlocal Publishers
If daily emails of top stories are “an excellent solution for busy publishers looking to turn occasional readers into devoted fans,” here are useful leads to find a platform match for you.
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