Good and bad at ONA conference

Dale Steinke blogged the data panel (Automated Genius and Tools) from this morning’s session at ONA. Adrian Holovaty spoke (always worth hearing). Other good folks on the panel too. I was off at another session listening to the… Read More

Worth the price of admission

The Online News Association conference is really expensive. Is it worth it? I think so. Here’s why: The Common Language Project. If I learn about one new thing that’s as good as this as a result of coming… Read More

Exploding the newsroom

“We no longer have an online department. It has ceased to exist,” said Pankaj Paul, managing editor for niche and new initiatives at The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware (circ. 116,779; see Gannett profile of this newspaper). The… Read More

A newspaper’s top editor files to blog from conference

Bob Gabordi, executive editor of the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat, is blogging the ONA conference. Technorati tags: journalism | online journalism | online media | newspapers | blogging | blogs

Future of journalism according to BBC News

“Are you a media company … or a journalistic enterprise?” To succeed in the business of journalism, an organization must know “what it is that we’re actually trying to do for the audience,” said Adrian Van Klaveren, BBC… Read More

Symbiosis of journalism, blogs

Speaking at the Online News Association conference in Washington, D.C., Len Downie (executive editor of The Washington Post), just said: “Our largest driver of traffic is Matt Drudge. … Blogs drive traffic to our audience.” Obviously, he did… Read More

Convergence today: Audience-produced content

Listen to Steve Safran of Lost Remote discuss convergence (very intelligently) in a podcast from the Charlottesville Podcasting Network. Basically, this is a traditional radio interview. The difference is, you can listen when you feel like listening or… Read More