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Entries Tagged as 'New media'

Just read: Breaking News: Sex, Lies & The Murdoch Succession

October 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I’ve just finished reading Breaking News: Sex, Lies & The Murdoch Succession by Paul Barry. This is an excellent book – I highly recommend it. It documents the facts of the dreadful phone hacking scandal and contemplates the future leadership of the new split News businesses. The author, Paul Barry, extensively documents his sources. His writing […]

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Tags: Media disruption · Media regulation · New media · Newspapers

Pot, kettle SMH

April 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

I am in the US and have been impressed with mainstream media handling of the horrific broken leg suffered by Kevin Ware on the basketball court on Sunday. The Sydney Morning Herald went to Twitter to note that the gruesome injury was all over social media. They should have checked their own site. The Age […]

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Tags: New media · Newspapers · Social Media

Trendsmap shows the hot Twitter topics

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Click on the image to see the trendsmap from Friday night showing that in AFL crazy Melbourne the Heath Shaw betting scandal story trumped every other topic.  Trendsmap is a real time mapping of local Twitter trends.  It provides an excellent, and fascinating, perspective of what is on the minds of Twitter users.  If you […]

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Tags: Media disruption · New media

Follow me on Twitter – for the federal election

July 28th, 2010 · No Comments

We have added a follow me on Twitter button on the top of this blog. This is not entirely accurate since I do not post on Twitter all blog posts, not many at all in fact. I decided to add the link because of something I am doing for the federal election campaign. I am […]

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Newsagents worried about free daily newspapers

January 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Media disruption · New media · Newsagency challenges · Newspaper marketing · Newspapers · supplier arogance

The bridesmade you take for granted

January 5th, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: magazines · New media · supplier arogance

Placeblogger lists hyper local news sites

January 5th, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: Blogging · Citizen Journalism · Media disruption · New media · Newsagency challenges · Newspapers

INMA Newspaper Outlook 2007

November 29th, 2006 · No Comments

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Newspapers to become bit players in media shake-up?

November 21st, 2006 · No Comments

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Media disruption forecast in 1931

November 15th, 2006 · No Comments

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Fairfax cashing in on digital success

November 12th, 2006 · No Comments

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Publishers plan for life after newspapers, so should newsagents

November 11th, 2006 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Citizen Journalism · Media disruption · New media · Newsagency challenges · Newspaper marketing · Online classifieds · Podcasting · Social Media

What do 16 year olds think of online newspaper sites?

November 11th, 2006 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Citizen Journalism · Media disruption · New media · Newsagency challenges · Newspaper marketing · Newspapers · Online classifieds · Podcasting

Newspaper publishers chasing web 2.0 and a revenue model

November 10th, 2006 · No Comments

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Cricket live on your mobile phone

September 25th, 2005 · No Comments

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Digital magazines, WSJ reports

September 20th, 2005 · No Comments

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More on mainstream media embracing an online model

September 14th, 2005 · No Comments

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Micropayments will set stories free

September 13th, 2005 · No Comments

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Sensis uses Google AdWords to poach consumer interest in other businesses

September 13th, 2005 · No Comments

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eBay buys Skype

September 12th, 2005 · No Comments

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Movies on mobile phones – download in seconds – bypasses traditional supply chain

September 12th, 2005 · No Comments

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Pete Townshend of The Who blogs a novella

September 12th, 2005 · No Comments

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