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Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web | Fast Company
Curation is the act of individuals with a passion for a content area to find, contextualize, and organize information. Curators provide a consistent update regarding what's interesting, happening, and cool in their focus. Curators tend to have a unique and consistent point of view--providing a reliable context for the content that they discover and organize. To be clear, Pinterest both creates tools to organize the noisy web and, at the same time, creates more instances of information in a different context. So it's both part of the problem, and a solution. The trick is finding the Pinterest pinboards that you like, and tune out the rest.
content  web  business  data-curation  curation 
april 2012 by tsuomela
Great Content Is Like Pornography | Six Pixels of Separation - Marketing and Communications Blog - By Mitch Joel at Twist Image
Great content is contextual, based on frequency, based on a schedule, has a voice, gets shared, and is open to discourse.
writing  online  content  success  advice  marketing  communications  pornography  linkbait 
september 2011 by tsuomela
Daily Dot | Home
"The Daily Dot is the hometown newspaper of the World Wide Web. We cover what happens in online communities the way a traditional newspaper covered the town you grew up in."
online  content  aggregator  journalism  recommendations  web  internet  culture  media 
june 2011 by tsuomela
A Book Apart, The Elements of Content Strategy
"Content strategy is the web’s hottest new thing. But where did it come from? Why does it matter? And what does the content renaissance mean for you? This brief guide explores content strategy’s roots, and quickly and expertly demonstrates not only how it’s done, but how you can do it well. A compelling read for both experienced content strategists and those making the transition from other fields."
book  publisher  online  content  strategy  business 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Covering the Great Recession | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)
The gravest economic crisis since the Great Depression has been covered in the media largely from the top down, told primarily from the perspective of the Obama Administration and big business, and reflected the voices and ideas of people in institutions more than those of everyday Americans, according to a new study by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism.
economics  crisis  recession  media  journalism  content 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Can This Journalist Be Replaced by Software and Mechanical Turk? - Technology Review
"Startup CloudCrowd is even working on a commercial version of the My Boss is a Robot experiment. Offered through Serv.io, the service will allow businesses to purchase blog posts (or "content") that are "Fresh, Hand-Crafted, Topic-specific [and] Custom-Written to Your Specifications.""
crowdsourcing  information  writing  work  labor  distributed  computer-science  value  content 
february 2011 by tsuomela
/Message: Arrington on Scoble, FriendFeed, And The Web Of Flow
The transition from a web-of-pages, where the principal source of critical information is found on static, unitary web pages, generally written by a single owner/author, and where comments are left on those pages by 'visitors', to the web-of-flow, where conversation has left the web-of-pages and moved into flow applications, like Twitter and Friendfeed. Robert has moved into this new context, more or less organically, and he now spends his time chatting instead of writing blog posts. Arrington is principally ranting against this transition to flow, making the case that Scoble to helping Friendfeed enormously without recompense, and losing all the traffic that he might have passing by a blog where he could make money selling ads, like Arrington does.
internet  culture  flow  content  web-of-pages  experience  phenomenology  dialogue  community 
december 2008 by tsuomela

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