Don’t blame the readers for the death of newspapers

Journalists and publishers aren’t devoting enough attention to their business models.

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Are amateurs the experts on innovation?

This sounds like a handbook for innovation. According to Jack Hitt, amateurs aren’t afraid of making mistakes or failing. And that freedom leads to progress. Americans: A ‘Bunch Of Amateurs,’ And Proud Of It : NPR In his new book, journalist Jack Hitt says America’s amateur spirit goes back to the nation’s origins — and […]

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Should the New York Times put a premium paywall around about-to-be-breaking news?

Felix Salmon of Reuters has an idea for Big Journalism

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Why we want to build forts

Forts aren’t just for kids. We all want someplace cozy and safe.

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Self publishing redefines children’s books

Parents are financing their teenagers’ – and sometimes younger – self-published books.

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Why the best negotiating tips are ridiculous

I was surprised to learn how valuable it is to start negotiations miles apart from your opponent.

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Apple critic doesn’t let facts get in the way of a good story

Mike Daisey says he’s an artist, and his story about the working conditions of the Chinese workers who make iPhones doesn’t have to be 100 percent true.

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What the business model?

Marc Maron’s WTF podcast is a lesson on innovating media’s business models.

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Is curation the new black?

Do curation tools better serve our storytelling instincts better than content curation tools (such as blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)? Everyone’s A Curator, Everyone’s A Content Creator It used to be that we were all just consumers—or most of us were, anyway. We’d watch TV or read a book or listen to the music on the […]

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Hello Fox. Welcome to the Henhouse

Gawker Media must be privy to research that says the first reader to comment on a post is never an idiot or jerk.

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