Tag Archives: News

#Drones in the future (according to New York Magazine)

Aptly titled “Drones and everything after”, this long article by Benjamin Wallace-Wells featured in the latest issue of NYMag is an excellent compendium of ‘drone experiences‘ around the US and the world alike. Several real-world examples are given about how … Continue reading

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The Tablet Newspaper as seen in 1994

Knight Ridder (back then a media behemoth) produced a video that, back in 1994, depicts a tablet delivering news… We may still use computers to create information but we’ll use the tablet to interact with information. It’s an interesting piece … Continue reading

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Newsweek: after 80 years says farewell to paper – will be online only

Sign of the times – as they say. Newsweek, after 80 years, will cease publishing on paper and will survive in the online version only. According to Bloomberg, Tina Brown, current editor-in-chief, has tried almost everything to keep it alive: … Continue reading

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“9-11″ eleven years after: what’s today news, press and media coverage? [infographic]

Today, I woke up with a strange feeling. To me 9/11 means several things and, as most people in the world, I remember where I was in that day and what I was doing – something personal and painful. Then … Continue reading

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Facebook + CNN = total coverage of 2012 election – the dawn of a digital democracy?

As Mashable reports Facebook is teaming up with CNN to socialize coverage of the 2012 election, as the social network aims to become a “second screen” for political coverage. The new experience, “America’s Choice 2012,” will encourage Facebook’s 160 million … Continue reading

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Flipboard adds Associated Press news & coverage on the 2012 US Presidential Campaign

I’ve been in love with Flipboard since its very first appearance on the iPad (namely, my iPad). It’s one of those apps that really make sense about using an iPad just to browse literally my favorites news sources and has … Continue reading

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Are Bloggers Journalists? Are blogs to be considered as news services?

I blog, therefore I’m a journalist  You should not take for granted this statement: the debate whether blogging should be seen as a different kind of journalism is quite hot (and has been for a long time). Fact is, there’s … Continue reading

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2011 aftermath: Top Social Media Events of the year

SocialMediaWeek has compiled a list of the top 10 social media events that made this year a social year. Arab Spring and the Middle Eastern uprisings Japanese earthquake and tsunami Occupy Wall Street Death of Steve Jobs Rebecca Black’s Friday … Continue reading

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Facebook Timeline and Twitter Brand Pages: the hottest social updates

The new hot topics in the last two days: Facebook Timeline: love it or hate it, that’s how your Facebook profile (and mine as well) is gonna be like. A streamlined and time-oriented timeline (that is!) User experience has changed … Continue reading

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Social media audience and conventional news: where and how people get and spread the word

The current issue of the Economist features an article aptly titled The people formerly known as the audience. So, what is the future of media, especially news? Where do all news come from (or will)? Surveys in Britain and America … Continue reading

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