How We’ll Report the Apocalypse

More here, and so, so good.


Overused Words in Press Releases [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

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QOTD: Carr Takes Newspaper Business to Task

“While the rest of us were burning hot dogs on the grill last week, the newspaper industry seemed to be lighting itself on fire.”

This is an amazing piece from none other than  New York Times’ media scribe, David Carr. Go read it all.


QOTD: @ReutersHulk Speaks on All Caps and Other Important Things

Margarita Noriega posted a great recap of the day of playing @ReutersHulk. Go and read it, but look closely at this quote:

Quite a few reporters have urged me to fight Twitter, but I think the account survives as a testament to the limits of using any social network. No one should be under the impression they own their social accounts. 

Emphasis mine. And remember it.


Media Kerfuffles HCR Ruling

Covering the news of it is a little more interesting, but you can’t get by a certain sub-story. This picture is worth more words than diving in on it, though:

(via Mediaite on Tumblr)


Reuters Hulk: The Internet Eats Itself

Oh, Reuters Hulk, that didn’t take long.

Context: this slightly over the top, and all caps, reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s controversial immigration law. The reaction got panned a little since the other wire service counted it as a win in the other direction.


Interesting-Dot-Boston

Via Universal Hub, Dan Rowinski notices something fascinating buried in the ICANN TLD requests:

Adam at UH talks a bit more about the business model:

And like Fenway bricks, the Globe will seek to sell personalized domains to Bostonians, who, being proud of their city, will rush to buy them. But non-locals need not fret – the Globe says it’ll sell a .boston address to anybody who wants one, such as people who want the world to know they’re moving to Boston or just enjoy the city.

Journalism be saved!


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