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Surprise, surprise (sense my sarcasm here, if you will)! It has been recently discovered that more people have opted to getting their news online than through printed newspapers. Studies have shown that as 2010 closed out more advertising dollars went to online outlets than to newspapers as online outlet readership has substantially increased. The numbers [...]
The new era of journalism, heavily comprised of a twenty-four hour news cycle, digital media and all subsequent methods of access, has spawned the collaboration between Apple Inc. and News Corporation owner, Rupert Murdoch. Two powerhouses have converged to do something groundbreaking, so to speak. What’s on the table, or should I say tablet, is The Daily, a newspaper application tailor-made for the iPad. Subscribers are asked to purchase a subscription for 99 cents per week, amounting to just a few pennies a day. Publishing new information daily, this newspaper app enables subscribers to access a wide range of articles covering several genres.
The traditional media, CNN for one, had great difficulty getting reliable news subsequent to the controversial elections in Iran. This Theocratic and Totalitarian System has always controlled their traditional media including Radio, TV and even the internet to certain extents. So when major and tumultuous political and social events occur in a tightly controlled and restricted society, what is a major media outlet to do when they can’t get any of their journalists on the scene? Enter: Social Media
No one really knows what exactly Google is thinking and doing. The industry has its assumptions, data and case studies of how we think Google behaves and operates. Other than what they release in their corporate profile and the blogs of brains such as Matt Cutts and Avinash, we can only rely on our data and what we know actually works.