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My academic research piece on the new editorial landscape

July 1, 2011



Olympic committee sets new rules for athletes’ social media accounts

June 28, 2011



The International Olympic Committee has set new guidelines for athlete contributions to social media. Among the most notable rules (posted in full below) are: “The IOC encourages all social media and blogging activity at the Olympic Games as long as it is not for commercial and/or advertising purposes.” “Postings, blogs and tweets should…be dignified and in […]

Good ideas on SPIN Play mobile magazine

April 2, 2011



The Spin magazine iPad app  is a visually polished, touchy and clicky, web only (meaning it doesn’t work off-line) music content platform called Spin Play. And aptly named. The big news here is the app allows readers to listen to the songs they’re reading about – and, for that matter, watch trailers of reviewed films too. […]

Posted in: Mobile, Reviews

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 […]

Posted in: News Diet, Reviews

Yoono InMag: another slick magazine style reader

March 29, 2011


Yoono InMag

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 […]

Posted in: Mobile, News, News Diet, Reviews

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

March 29, 2011


The Universal Sigh

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, […]

Posted in: News, News Diet

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