Tag Archives: David Carr

Journalism Needs to Punch Back

When the PR consultants start dictating news coverage – everyone loses.  Even the PR consultants and the brands they represent. That’s because the value of journalism is its objectivity.  If journalism loses objectivity it loses credibility – as well as its value.  And right now, journalism is in the midst of a crisis of credibility.  […]

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Collecting Content Isn’t An Art – Creating It Is

Woe to the content curator! This is how askew the conversation on content aggregation and curation has gotten. Content curators (people and companies that scan the web for interesting articles, photographs and videos that are created by other people and post them on their own sites) are upset that they are not getting enough credit […]

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Is Curating Content the Elegant Art of Theft?

Longform.org is a private company – despite the dot-org in its URL.  The company curates content – in this case long-form journalism from magazines and newspapers.  The company selects what it deems the best in the category and presents the articles in a beautiful and elegant format that makes them easy to read on mobile […]

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