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Google News to focus on local

by Mathew on December 13, 2007 · 2 comments

Just came across something interesting from a few days ago that I somehow missed, but which could have serious implications for newspapers and their evolving relationship with Google: Search Engine Journal notes that Google News is tinkering with its algorithm and the way it ranks news stories. It wants to do a number of things,…

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Thanks to my mesh pal Mike Masnick from Techdirt for pointing me towards a recent column by Jeremy Wagstaff of Loose Wire (and the Wall Street Journal) that I had been meaning to post about. In the column, entitled "The Future of News," Jeremy writes about how it's difficult to talk about the future of…
As the word "paper" becomes less and less a part of the newspaper world, things like video are becoming more and more common. While there are some exceptionally well-designed video efforts out there -- such as the Washington Post's OnBeing, which I wrote about recently -- there are also some that are, well... underwhelming, if…

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It would be nice if the proprietors of KFTY-TV in Santa Rosa, California -- a tiny pimple on the giant media corpus that is Clear Channel Communications -- had decided that "citizen journalism" or "crowdsourcing" or "open source journalism" or whatever we're calling it these days was a truly valuable thing to have, a worthy…

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Update: And now Hillary Clinton has joined the club, with her own video clip posted on her website -- on a Saturday morning. And it's interesting to see how often she uses the theme of having a "conversation" with the American public, and at one point says she will have regular online Q & A…

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