September 21, 2014 at 12:37pm
Quien no está dispuesto
a pagar por leer un periódico no puede esperar que sea de calidad e independiente. Sin independencia económica no pueda haberla de otro tipo.
— Manuel Conthe, president del Consejo Asesor de Expansión i Actualidad Económica, ”of-counsel” al bufet internacional Bird & Bird. Ex Vicepresident del Banc Mundial. A l’administració pública espanyola ha estat president de la Comisión del Mercado de Valores, Director General del Tesoro i Secretario de Estado de Economía.
September 8, 2014 at 9:00am
Twitter is the operating system of news. News organizations were the first to really understand [it]. They joined Twitter not just as a place where they could break news, but as a place where they could source news and confirm news.
— Katie Jacobs Stanton, Vicepresidenta - Global Media, Twitter.
September 5, 2014 at 9:00am
The faster you get to the web, the better the chances for a reporter to get attention.
— Om Malik a “How Google can really help news & media”
August 31, 2014 at 11:19am
The good news
is that all the information
a reporter needs
is out there
— Om Malik proposa a Google que llenci un cercador de contextes
Headlines are one of the most undervalued parts of online messaging. People care about them, people know to care about them, but still it’s the easiest way to dramatically increase the virality of everything you do and I guarantee that you’re not spending enough time on it.
— Peter Koechley, cofundador d’Upworthy.
Convenience and price are clearly more important than ever.
— Ben Davis a eMarketer, tot comentant el Communications Market Report 2014.
Many of today’s great media companies were built on top of emerging technologies. […] BuzzFeed has technology at its core.
— Chris Dixon explica per què Andreessen Horowitz ha invertit US$ 50M a Buzzfeed.
If that’s where our audience is,
it’s where we need to be.
— David Cuen, Social Media Editor, BBC World Service, explica per què han llançat BBC Thai via Facebook.
When our industry is still
67%-dependent on advertising, the metrics that matter to advertisers also are the metrics that matter to the newsrooms.
— Raju Narisetti, Senior Vice President of Strategy, News Corp.
The market can never supply as much journalism as democracy demands.
We happened to have found a subsidy that worked well for several decades – it worked
so well that journalists convinced themselves that it wasn’t a subsidy – but to be frank, advertisers don’t care about whether their money keeps the Washington Bureau open.
— Clay Shirky, entrevistat a The European, fa temps.
Solve a big need for them
in a simple, delightful, and thoughtful way and they [the users] will give you money.
— Michael Jurewitz a Jury.me
When I’m hiring a mobile editor the first thing I look for is news judgment. Tech skills are a big plus, but not the heart of what’s needed.
— David Ho, Cap d’edició Mòbil, Tauletes i Tecnologies Emergents a The Wall Street Journal.
Let’s get real. The 7-day-a-week printed newspaper – particularly in metropolitan areas – is terminally ill.
— David Boardman, degà de l’Escola de Mèdia i Comunicació, Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA),
July 16, 2014 at 8:01pm
What I tried to stress for students interested in journalism, rather than picking a specialty, like blogging or being a videographer, was to master the basics of really good storytelling, have curiosity and a sense of how a topic is different than a story, and actually go out and witness and report. If you hone those skills, you will be in demand, as those talents are prized. There is too much journalism right now that is just based on people scraping the Internet and riffing off something else.
— Jill Abramson, ex Directora de The New York Times, a la seva primera entrevista desprès del seu acomiadament.
We file without consideration of whether it will make the print edition.
— Susan Page, Cap de la redacció de Washington, USA Today.
(Source: The New York Times)