Younger, higher-income, and more highly educated seniors use the internet and broadband at rates approaching—or even exceeding—the general population; internet use and broadband adoption each drop off dramatically around age 75 Read the full piece at Pew Research Center
“Not everyone has to start their own company—you can Voltron up,” says PandoDaily founder and CEO Sarah Lacy. “If every great journalist peels off and starts their own company, they’re ultimately not writing very much. Five or six really amazing journalists can band together and be worth so much more.” Read the full piece at
The process of automatically spotting breaking news events is relatively straightforward. It is based on the idea that if something important is happening now, Wikipedia editors working in different languages will update the relevant pages at the same time. Wikipedia and its sister site Wikidata publish all edits using the Wikimedia IRC server. This allows
Thirty of the largest digital-only news organizations account for about 3,000 jobs and one area of investment is global coverage. So far, the impact of new money flowing into the industry may be more about fostering new ways of reporting and reaching audience than about building a new, sustainable revenue structure. Social and mobile developments
Many newsrooms won’t permit writers on the editorial payroll to write sponsored content for their sales counterparts, and vice versa. Gawker and The Wall Street Journal, for instance, won’t permit writers on the editorial payroll to write sponsored content. Condé Nast’s Wired draws a clearer line in the sand in using freelancers for its Amplifi native ad division.
A new study from Deloitte finds that teens and young twentysomethings spend more time watching movies and television shows on their computers, smartphones and tablets than they do on their TV screens… Although viewing habits have been changing as the number of screens in the typical home multiply, this marks the first time these devices
Now, journalists, editors and all other “content creators” will focus “100 per cent on digital” rather than splitting attention between online and print as deadlines loom, said Neil Benson, editorial director of Trinity Mirror Regionals. “Everyone who creates content does so for digital and then a team of experienced, high-quality people who really know print