Category Archives: Mobile

Simple graphic of platform differentiation: how readers’ news needs vary by device

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I’ve been hearing a lot about platform strategy in the news business lately, and I think before we create a strategy, we need to look at how  people are using these devices to consume news – including what they want, and when they want it.

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Journalism and the ubiquity of mobile

When I sent my reporting class out to do an observational reporting exercise (basically ‘go be a fly on the wall’) this week, only about 20 per cent of them left with their note books.

Interesting, I thought. I wondered how they would do with this assignment.

They were told to go out and watch a scene, and come back with 10 details to share with the group.

How to remember intricate details of a scene without a notebook? I didn’t know how they would do it.

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