Awesome Buzz here, by Jyri Engeström Liveblog in English, by Olli Sulopuisto of Nonfiktio.fi Twitter #jourfut Anything else to add, in English?Read more →
SavetheNews.us is a place for discussion about the future of journalism. Everyone is encouraged to share ideas, thoughts, and comments about the topic on the site. More →
Greetings from not-so-freezing-anymore Helsinki. My name is Olli Sulopuisto (@osulop) and I’ll be your live-blogger for today’s event. Tanja Aitamurto will be delivering her opening speech in just a moment. Her reseach was funded by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. Today’s panelists are – as per the previous enty – Helene Auramo, Jyri Engeström, Mikael Pentikäinen, [...]Read more →
Guestblogger Olli Sulopuisto will be liveblogging from The Future of Journalism event in Helsinki, Finland 15th of February, starting 2pm Eastern European Time. Twitter hashtag #jourfut The event is organized by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. I will represent my research report about the future of journalism: 10 Statements About the End of Journalism and Why Not to [...]Read more →
The Obama-effect of donating is happening in journalism. In Obama’s case, small donations from a big crowd made his campaign possible. In journalism, many small donations fund costly story projects.Read more →
How does crowdfunded and crowdsourced journalism differ from the traditional way to make journalism? Does it differ at all?
How about the reporter, how does the reporter experience the crowdfunded journalistic process? I want to answer to these questions by studying Spot.Us, a system for community funded reporting.
Spot.Us is crowdsourcing story topics, leads and information from the community and crowdfunding the stories by microdonations from the community.Read more →
“There is a short-term market failure of courage”, says Esther Dyson of EDventure Holdings.
“The role of the news is not so much anymore to “tell people stuff, but to facilitate conversation”, says Sue Gardner of Wikimedia.
“Charging for the printed word printed on a paper”, says Dean Singleton about the business models, the CEO of MediaNews Group.
Quotes from the FOCAS conference in Aspen, Colorado, discussing business models for journalism.Read more →
Traffic. Crime. Marijuana clubs. Budget coverage in the City Hall meetings.
These all are topics in a news meeting on a Wednesday morning in the Public Press office in downtown San Francisco. Is there anything new in the topics?
Would you pay to share publicly what kind of journalism you consume? Kachingle, a Mountain View, California-based start up, and some other similar initiatives believe so. This is how Kachingle works: A reader voluntarily agrees to pay five dollars a month to become a Kachingler, a user of Kachingle. For the five dollars, the reader [...]Read more →
How do you get your news? Jyri Engestrom gets his from Twitter, Facebook, and shared links, from people whose opinions he trusts. These new ways of sharing content in social media create a challenge for news organizations. In order to compete, they have to publish stories that are interesting enough not only to be read, [...]Read more →