Last week I followed Lauren’s tweets about the Seattle Times’ move to a new building. It was fun to see the photos of packed up boxes and a newsroom in-flux. Watching all this over Twitter made me realize the opportunity something like this gives a news… Continue reading →
Behind the scenes of Seattle Times’ new WordPress blog, The Today File. Cool details from Lauren about how the Seattle Times is experimenting with WordPress for their news blog. The slide deck is great too, good way to sell a news company on the benefits of WordPress for publishing.
Problems with AP’s new “linking” policy. Good post from Lauren Rabaino that breaks down the problems with how the Associated Press is
mishandling links. Some seriously backward thinking going on there.
I’m headed to the Seattle Times. Lauren Rabaino is headed to the Seattle Times as a resident producer. They’re getting a wonderful person and a terrific designer.
What VegNews should do now that they’ve been called out on using REAL meat stock photos. Or, why avoiding transparency always catches up to you in the end. Seriously, Photoshopping meat products to look vegan?! Sounds like an Onion article.
On the oversaturation of news sources. In other words, you aren’t going to create the innovative journalism company of the next 10 years by finding additional sources. You’ll do it through reinventing the consumption experience, finding new ways to engage
readers users, and curating the really valuable content.
Spot.us 3.0: Redesign is out in the wild. Lauren writes about the new Spot.us design that is live. The new pitch pages are my favorite bit of the redesign.