1. The New York Times: Logging Off to Trace a Web Photo to Its Source
If journalists take their eyes off the screen, leave their cubicle and actually go out and talk with people, they might discover something that is interesting as heck.
David Carr in The New York Times, February 17, 2013
2. TheMediaBriefing: Raju Narisetti on the intersection between tech and content
Most big news rooms have focused on creating great content, and thinking the audience will come and hopefully they’ll pay. But having great content is no longer enough – everybody gets the same news. The experience the audience are getting from the content is what will differentiate us from competition and all experience only come at intersection of content and tech.
Raju Narisetti, head of Wall Street Journal Digital Network, at Digital Media Strategies conference, February 19, 2013
3. The Guardian: How we made Les Misérables
Lyrics and journalism are a good match: both are about manipulating language under constraint. Bars of music can’t be negotiated.
Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer in The Guardian, February 19, 2013