myDigitalLife Blogs

My blog will focus on topics relating to the media and new media. (Strategies, convergence and technology).
May 09
2011

Convergence: the evolutionary magnet

Posted by Howie2.0 in technological convergence , smartphones , newsroom convergence , media , Journalism , economic convergence , Convergence , backpack journalism

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May 04
2011

Politically incorrect since 2009

Posted by Howie2.0 in Zeitgeist , south africa , small media start up , phillip de wet , nonconformist , maverick magazine , daily maverick

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Apr 25
2011

News: would you pay for it?

Posted by Howie2.0 in wall street journal , revenue strategies , paywalls , online newspapers , new york times , media businesses , digital newspapers

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Would you pay for access to news online? Should news be free and risk the decrease in quality journalism, or should it have a payment system to support the distinction between professional journalism and user-generated content? Would you pay and for what?

Apr 20
2011

newspapers: digital revenue strategies

Posted by Howie2.0 in the herald , online , newspapers , grocotts online , grocotts mail , eastern cape , dispatch online , digital revenue strategies , daily dispatch

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‘Out with the old and in with the new’ – it’s accepting change that is the most difficult thing for most, especially for print media. It’s essential for newspapers to diversify its revenue strategy on to the online sector with this evolving technology landscape. Newspapers should combine the power of mass media and online advertising ideally. There are many debated strategies for gaining revenue online, some ideas are being used and some are still under development.

Apr 13
2011

Which tablet should you choose?

Posted by Howie2.0 in toshiba folio 100 , technology , tablets , tablet comparisons , tablet choices , south africa , samsung galaxy , pdf , New Media , iPad 2 , blackberry playbook , acer iconia a500

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You walk into an electronic store with the hope of picking up a tablet with the titan reputation that everyone has been talking about. Standing at the front of all the displays a twinge of frustration looms when your eyes scatter over the tablets which all look the same. Great, which one were my friends talking about? And what about that one? It looks the same...?!

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