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My academic research piece on the new editorial landscape

July 1, 2011

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Marginize sidebar shows you the conversation about any page on the web

March 30, 2011

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Marginize is a sidebar extension for Google Chrome browser that lets you see all the social conversation about any webpage you visit. When installed, a red tab (pictured right) shows up on the side of your browser and opens out to reveal the latests tweets and Facebook or Google comments by other users. The idea […]

Yoono InMag: another slick magazine style reader

March 29, 2011

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Yoono InMag is a new reader that visualises RSS feeds in magazine style layout. Yoono provides desktop, browser and mobile apps that help visualise and manage all your social networks. Its new(s) product, Yoono InMag, is extremely simple. Story layouts within sources are varied, well done and support thumbnails, embedded video, headlines and small amounts of mined […]

A Radiohead newspaper, called The Universal Sigh, complements new album

March 29, 2011

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Radiohead, is distributing a free newspaper around the world to support the physical release of their eighth album, The King of Limbs. The Universal Sigh is more of an event than a publication. Its physical distribution lasts just two days, 28 and 29 March, with handout events in cities aorund the world. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, […]

A brief note on Twitter timing

March 27, 2011

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Despite my occasional criticism of Google News’s Twitter feed, they can be incredibly timely. Such was the case yesterday when they beat the New York Times, albeit by a matter of seconds, to post NYT content.               Not the biggest deal in the world but it raises a couple […]

The Guardian’s interactive coverage of Arab world protests

March 26, 2011

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On the surface, the Guardian’s coverage of the Arab world protests has been fairly standard. But what doesn’t make the front page of the Guardian’s print edition – or website – is the slew of ultra-modern, hyper-interactive and visually delicious flash maps and visualisations. A few days ago, they posted a Flash timeline called The […]

Huffington Post News Glide

March 13, 2011

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The Huffington Post’s new content visualisation – NewsGlide –  is the most fun I’ve had browsing news since I signed up for Twitter. It comes as a mobile app, application/extension for Chrome, and a good old fashioned URL at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/NewsGlide/ In terms of offering, NewsGlide includes most of the content available on the full blown Huffington Post website […]

BBC News app

March 13, 2011

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The BBC News app for iPad is solid, smooth and super readable. In landscape, stories are organised into sections (in horizontal bars to the left), the order of which is determined by readers. Each story box has a headline and thumbnail and each section contains nine stories. Horizontal scrolling lets readers look at all the story […]

Good Noows feed reader – Beautiful but Slow.

March 12, 2011

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The Good Good Noows is a new RSS feed reader with slightly sexier visualisation options than we’re used to. There are ten visualisation options. My favorite views are called Intelligence Dashboard and Blog Blocks. When you sign up, Good Noows walks you through a simple, if a little slow, setup in which you choose the […]

Murdoch’s new iPad native, magazine-style newspaper: The Daily

February 17, 2011

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Basics News International’s latest digital venture is an ambitious, (for now) iPad only, daily newspaper, that looks like a magazine and comes with more visual delectables than we’ve seen in anything so far. The App comes with a free two week subscription and costs 99 cents after that. It cost Murdoch $300 million to produce, employs […]

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