Though newspapers have been pretty good over the years at growing traffic on their websites, they are shockingly bad at capitalizing on the social power of digital media to broaden their audiences.
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A study of South Korean website commenters adds to the debate over whether requiring real names improves online discourse. Gregory Ferenstein writes:
For 4 years, Koreans enacted increasingly stiff real-name commenting laws, first for political websites in 2003, then for all websites receiving more than 300,000 viewers in 2007, and was finally tightened to 100,000 viewers a year later after online slander was cited in the suicide of a national figure. The policy, however, was ditched
Tribune Media Services (TMS) this week announced the launch of a new personal finance magazine called CASH: Personal Finance for Real People. The weekly magazine will be distributed exclusively on Amazon Kindle
PopMatters.com, a popular independent pop culture Web site, has joined with Tribune Media Services (TMS) to launch a new Amazon Kindle digital magazine under the PopMatters brand. The Kindle magazine will feature articles, columns, reviews, interviews and blogs, covering all things pop culture. The magazine is currently available on a 14-day free trial and subscription basis on Amazon. Paid subscriptions cost $1.49 per month on Amazon. TMS will distribute the magazine but play no editorial role. “PopMatters is dedicated to bringing the best popular culture commentary to the world on the Web, in print through our new book series, and now on the
Today, here and now, I’m starting a new blog. To those who know me, you know what to expect. To those who don’t, well, my advice is to expect the unexpected. I have a broader range of industry perspective and vision than most, due to the fact that I have held a job like yours and almost every other job and vocation in this industry. If you seek my credentials please click on Who is BoSacks.
I have been accused sometimes of ranting. This I semi-completely deny. I will, however, from time to time, voice a somewhat passionate and perfectly reasonable point of