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Tell Me the Full Story - Using Video!

Sue Brooks | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech
Sue Brooks

More than a quarter of people told us that they'd go elsewhere if video wasn't available at their preferred news source. This isn't surprising. Remember how "chimney cam" became compulsive viewing as we waited while the conclave elected a new pontiff? Now imagine it without the chimney. Or the cam.

Rethinking Gamification for Quality News

Garrett Goodman | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Tech
Garrett Goodman

If good game design aligns positive feedback with user objectives to create intrinsically rewarding experiences, then where has the gamification of news websites gone wrong? And, how can we rethink it, putting the user experience first?

Why Leveson Doesn't 'Get' Journalism and Cannot See the Wood for Dead Trees

James Alan Anslow | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Politics
James Alan Anslow

There will always be times that journalism tests and even breaks the law: whether to expose corrupt MPs by buying stolen data or to unveil royal hypocrisy by procuring a transcript of an adulterous phone conversation.

(video) BBC World Service has Global, Social Network with "World Have Your Say"

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Plesser

LONDON - With the invasion of Iraq some 10 years ago, the BBC began to solicit listener comments around big news stories via text and email contri...

Can Faded Newspaper Brands Survive in a 'Content First' Cut-Price World?

Colin Morrison | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

Traditional media companies everywhere are in turmoil. Most are caught somewhere between maximising (as best they can) profits from declining media 'channels' - and investing in businesses that just might become the next big thing.

The New Gambit: A Gamble Born Out Of Dead Ends

Julian Benson | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK Tech
Julian Benson

Take the recent news of Steve Jobs' death; how many of the obituaries were an homage and how many were simply for hits? By removing the immediacy of the internet Carr hopes to retain editorial integrity, they'll only write about the things that they deem important, and they'll write about them in the style that they want to.

Alex Wagner

The Newspaper Is Dead, Long Live The Newspaper

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK

As the global news media shifts from pulp to digital, cries of "Stop the press!" seem destined to fade into golden, halcyon twilight. But Newspaper Cl...