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And the award goes to…: 

And the award goes to…

Worst video: 

Worst video David Wright, Sports Editor, Reading Evening Post

Most stealable podcast: 

Most stealable podcast Islamophonic, The Guardian

Most original podcast: 

Most original podcast Many Questions, The Guardian

Most mercenary: 

Most mercenary The Sun

The “Jesus we’re dinosaurs” award for best use of databases: 

The “Jesus we’re dinosaurs” award for best use of databases ChicagoCrime.org, Adrian Holovaty

The “Who pays for this?” award for best multimedia: 

The “Who pays for this?” award for best multimedia Broken Trust, Florida Herald-Tribune

The “not them again” award for best use of blogs: 

The “not them again” award for best use of blogs Comment is free, The Guardian

Best example of creating a new genre of journalism: 

Best example of creating a new genre of journalism Utility connection charges, News-Press, Florida

Best audio slideshow: 

Best audio slideshow Sir Tom’s Life in Football, Lancashire Evening Post

The “We don’t have to do anything” award for best use of community: 

The “We don’t have to do anything” award for best use of community Slashdot

Some pithy phrases: 

Some pithy phrases

Some pithy phrases: 

Some pithy phrases It’s no longer about content, it’s about services It’s no longer about publishing, it’s about communication

Community and customisation: 

Community and customisation Help your readers to talk, and you’ll get them listening You’ll also get ‘The Cutty Sark’ Use databases to provide a service, and you’ll get the advertisers

You are not a factory: 

You are not a factory

You are not a factory: 

You are not a factory How to move from a production-based to a service-based industry The newspaper is not ‘one of many channels’, but ‘one way of helping people communicate’ Advertising alone is not going to plug the gap

Different business models: 

Different business models The long tail (Amazon, iTunes, Craigslist) The commission (eBay, Amazon, AdSense) The upgrade (Flickr, Yahoo, Wordpress) The premium service (Firefox) The vendor (LastMinute) Built-in advertising (MySpace)

That Web 2.0 waffle*: 

That Web 2.0 waffle* Services, not packaged software, with cost-effective scalability Control over unique, hard-to-recreate data sources that get richer as more people use them Trusting users as co-developers Harnessing collective intelligence *From http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html

That Web 2.0 waffle*: 

That Web 2.0 waffle* Leveraging the long tail through customer self-service Software above the level of a single device Lightweight user interfaces, development models, AND business models *From http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html

That Web 2.0 waffle: 

That Web 2.0 waffle “The winner will be the company that first reaches critical mass via user aggregation, and turns that aggregated data into a system service.” Tim O’Reilly

Translation:: 

Translation: “The winner will be the company that gets a lot of readers to categorise a lot of data, and turns that data into a service.”

Translation:: 

Translation: Give your readers the tools, and the support, and you’ll reap the rewards

Who needs newspapers?: 

Who needs newspapers?

Why do we need newspapers?: 

Why do we need newspapers? Filtration? Verification? Analysis? Access? Storytelling ability? Expertise? A brand?

Resources: 

Resources Technology Manpower Time Readers

Resources: 

Resources investigative journalism, database-driven journalism, interactive journalism, multimedia journalism. reader-driven forms wikis crowdsourcing.

Some final ideas: 

Some final ideas Interactivity is about giving the user control – over time & space, input & output Streaming, e-Papers, etc. are not interactive Go web-first: “own the story” Engage with and empower the community Database-driven journalism Simple things, done well: email newsletters, SMS updates, downloads, links

One more award…: 

One more award…

Cheekiest use of video: 

Cheekiest use of video Deirdre’s Video Casebook, The Sun

Paul Bradshaw: 

Paul Bradshaw Online Journalism Blog (onlinejournalismblog.wordpress.com) University of Central England in Birmingham

Adrian Holovaty on database-driven journalism: 

Adrian Holovaty on database-driven journalism An obituary is about a person, involves dates and funeral homes. A wedding announcement is about a couple, with a wedding date, engagement date, bride hometown, groom hometown and various other happy, flowery pieces of information. A birth has parents, a child (or children) and a date. A college graduate has a home state, a home town, a degree, a major and graduation year. An Onion-style "On the Street" feature has respondents, answers and a publication date.

Adrian Holovaty on database-driven journalism: 

Adrian Holovaty on database-driven journalism A drink special has a day of the week and is offered at a bar. The schedule of the U.S. Congress has a day and multiple agenda items. A political advertisement has a candidate, a state, a political party, multiple issues, characters, cues, music and more. Every Senate, House and Governor race in the U.S. has location, analysis, demographic information, previous election results, campaign-finance information and more. Every known detainee at Guantanamo Bay has an approximate age, birthplace, formal charges and more.

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