Troubleshooting in a newly converged newsroom

Takeaways from combining a radio, TV, newspaper and magazine staff into one space for collaboration It has been three months since the Missouri School of Journalism reconfigured the space for the One Newsroom, a converged hub for five newsrooms: the Columbia Missourian, a daily community newspaper; KOMU, an NBC affiliate TV newsroom; KBIA, an NPR … Continued

Tracy Clark’s take on 5 email news digests in the market today

Recently I wrote about 15 different mobile app news aggregators in the market today. A few of them — Shuffle, my company Reportory, and Apple’s upcoming news app —  offer a daily email news digest of what you would find in the app. However, there are many others that just offer an email newsletter, which … Continued

News companies as tech companies: Some venture capitalists say yes

For years, the drumbeat among venture capitalists has been that content is expensive and is not worth their investment. But we’ve seen a turnaround, and the question is, why now? The answer may simply be optimism. As Hamish McKenzie and Sarah Lacy wrote in Pando Daily of the return to content: Large funding rounds don’t … Continued