Category: New Media / Internet

Press and Politics

Then and now. Draw your own conclusions.

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More Americans Online, But What’s Next?

In an earlier post, The franchise is the content, I quoted Tom Curley, CEO of Associated Press, on how Internet is more than just another distribution medium, “it has become our entire business environment…” Now the latest Pew Internet and

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Amy’s 2004 Top Ten Web Diversions

Here’s my annual contribution to the seasonal dip in office productivity — my top ten list of interesting and innovative web content links. Enjoy. Be inspired. 1. Top Team Relive the magic! The BostonGlobe.com‘s Red Sox multimedia files of the World

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Our Narrowcasting Future

I’m finally going to sit down and watch PBS’ Frontline show, The Persuaders about the the trend away from mass advertising toward narrowcasting and new ways corporations get you to buy soap and candidates. View the full program online. My

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“The franchise is the content”

Interesting comments at Online News Association Conference from Tom Curley, CEO of Associated Press, on how Internet is more than just another distribution medium, “it has become our entire business environment…” Key outtakes: “Content will be more important than its

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News Stories Ignored by Big Media

Posting this for props and link strength to a worthy endeavor… Project Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Media Stories of 2003-2004 chronicling the “news that didn’t make the news.”

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Are Republicans Better Brand Managers?

Marketers and politicians alike can take a lesson from Republicans on how to “frame” an issue, debate or person using just a few words. This article from UCBerkeley News, Linguistics professor George Lakoff dissects the “war on terror” and other

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Fight The Powers That Be

Or Why Media Conglomeration Is Bad For Democracy I’ve viewed all the previews of Outfoxed and am ordering the DVD and am now back on the topic of Media Conglomeration. This looks like an excellent expose on how Fox manipulates

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Law Firm Web Sites Get Business

Well executed web sites do win business for law firms as well as other professional services firms. As a web content strategist, I’ve tracked how relevant content, usually in the form of articles, can bring the right people to my

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RSS gets a little friendlier

Those folks who have a My Yahoo! account can now easily add RSS feeds to their My Yahoo! accounts. When Yahoo! returns search results from a web site that has a headline news feed (RSS), it includes a link that

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Larry Lessig’s Free Culture

I just downloaded Larry Lessig’s Free Culture, How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity having found reference to it on Akma’s Random Thoughts (via DayPop 40) where, thanks to the Creative Commons

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E-Newsletters Still Welcome in Inboxes Amid Spam

Jakob Nielsen’s latest study on e-newsletters, indicates they are still the most important way to communicate with customers on the Internet. In “Targeted Email Newsletters Show Continued Strength,” Nielsen explains that despite the adverse spam-laden environment , e-newsletters can be

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When copyright, innovation, art and satellites collide

Hours of fun, art and irony at Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age an online exhibit including Brian Springer’s “Spin” (a look at “media-manufactured reality” and politics via raw satellite feeds) and DJ Danger Mouse’s The Grey

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E-Publishing’s “Pong Moment”

Two interesting posts on Poynter’s E-Media Tidbits regarding Martin Nisenholtz’s (New York Times Digital) theory that future of e-media will be something completely different… The ‘Third Phase’ of Electronic Publishing, and The Pong Moment in Convergence Chaser. While it may

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8 Steps to CAN-SPAM Compliance?

Found via Be Spacific, here’s a good article on Marketing Profs — Is Your Company CAN-SPAM Compliant? by Neil J. Squillante.

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A Nation of Jaywalkers?

A Pew Research Report on the 2004 presidential campaign demonstrates a long-term shift in how the public gets its election news. Television news still dominates, but the Internet is gaining ground and, according to Pew, “is now on par with

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Using the Web to Advertise and Solicit Legal Services

This article by William C. Saturley, John C. Kissinger & Paul D. Nolette on the New Hampshire Bar Association web site does a good job of summarizing some of the things lawyers and legal marketers need to look out for

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Amy’s 2003 Top Ten Web Diversions

Nothing like a blizzard to get some end-of-the-year wrap up chores done. Among them is my “fun” Top Ten list for 2003. I have another more useful one in the works. Enjoy. 1. Top Words If you can’t use the

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Amazon to Make Book Content Searchable

Wow. This is significant. Wired News carries this lengthy article by By Gary Wolf on Amazon.com‘s plans to allow internet search of a vast library of book content… See The Great Library of Amazonia. According to the article, Amazon has “created

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E-mail Marketing: Text v. HTML?

I’ve read lots of opinions on which is better. A lot of e-mail marketers pushing HTML newsletter solutions will swear that HTML is best. However, here’s an interesting test survey on MarketingSherpa.com that shows there’s not a big difference… both work

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