Archive for January, 2007

YouTube co-creation rev share

Monday, January 29th, 2007YouTube founder Chad Hurley confirmed to the BBC that his team was working on a revenue-sharing mechanism that would "reward creativity".The system would be rolled out in a couple of months, he said, and use a mixture of adverts, ...

New distribution models – via skype

Monday, January 29th, 2007That old warhorse Le Monde has embraced the digital ageLe Monde Diplomatique has put its monthly English publication online as a digital edition, along with a year of back issues.Le Monde Diplomatique has opted to go with ...

BBC to develop social networking Web sites

Monday, January 29th, 2007The British Broadcasting Corporation plans to develop its online presence by providing social networking sites based on its most popular brands such as Top Gear, a BBC spokeswoman said on Thursday.The world-renowned broadcaster is looking to tap into the ...

Revolutions, paradigms and the “surge” of development

Monday, January 29th, 2007From Technological Revolutions and Financial CapitalA great surge of development is defined here as the process by which a technological revolution and paradigm propagate across the economy, leading to structural changes in production, distribution, communication and consumption ...

Wikipedia bigger than google?

Sunday, January 28th, 2007John Naughton examines the loop between Wikipedia and the major search engines and asks whether the encyclopedia is now as dominant as GoogleWikipedia is as much part of our cultural fabric as is the notion of search. ...

Sensational Journalism has become part of the mainstream

Sunday, January 28th, 2007Perhaps in a desire to keep readers, national newspaper have apparently become more sensational and personal - or is it something else? Personally I don't know.ButSensationalism, over-simplification and "emotionalisation"'. Research commissioned by Die Zeit , the ...

Archaeology in a connected world

Sunday, January 28th, 2007There are times when you feel that you are going over the same old ground.So then - its great when the words Archaeology and Communities find each other.And why not. Why can't archaeology be more collaborative?So here is a post ...

Is it true that there is no community in web 2.0?

Saturday, January 27th, 2007Asks Francois Gossieaux in his article Is it true that there is no community in web 2.0?CIO Magazine's Chris Koch is not seeing real objective evidence that Web 2.0 and more specifically, social networking, are creating ...

media, transmedia storytelling and Journalistic innovation in a digital world

Saturday, January 27th, 2007David Dunkley Gyimah, senior lecturer and media consultant, was one of the first video journalists in the UK. In 2005 his video-driven news website viewmagazine.tv won first prize at the 2005 US Batten Award for Innovation in Journalism. Here ...

The reality is that television still shapes the way we live?

Saturday, January 27th, 2007Argues Anthony Lilley of Magic Lantern ProductionsLilly makes an interesting observation in his Guardian articleAt Oxford, speaker after speaker including Michiel Bakker of Viacom, Ed Richards of Ofcom and Jon Gisby from Yahoo gave numerous reasons why ...

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