SWMS Online Facebook Post: TC50/Demo '08 companies; Where are they now?

As TechCruch 50 and DEMO Fall approach, it's nice to look back and see how much of last year's startups actually amount to anything. This piece ran in April 2009 but should be updated. We love this kind of reporting vigilance.

 
 

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SWMS Analysis: NYT Long-Form Takeaways

SWMS Analysis: NYT Long-Form Takeaways
Friday, August 28, 2009
 
What makes for a successful long-form story in a world of Tweets and posts?

"As search engines begin to incorporate more and more opinion data into their results, the distinction between fact and opinion may start blurring to the point where, as David Byrne once put it, 'facts all come with points of view.'" -- Alex Wright, NY Times, Aug. 23.
 

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SWMS Analysis: When Computers Make the Assignments

SWMS Analysis: When Computers Make the Assignments
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
 
 
Who needs assignment editors? Not Demand Studios.

A division of Santa Monica, CA-based Demand Media, Demand Studios uses computers to spot content most likely to be read and watched. Its fascinating approach may influence MSM business models if paywalls don't work out.

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When Computers Make the Assignments

Who needs assignment editors? Not Demand Studios.

A division of Santa Monica, CA-based Demand MediaDemand Studios uses computers to spot content most likely to be read and watched. Its fascinating approach may influence MSM business models if paywalls don't work out.

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SWMS Editorial Teleconference: Patrick Thibodeau, senior editor, Computerworld

Patrick Thibodeau, senior editor
Computerworld
August 2009
 
We’ve been interviewing editors for almost a decade as part of the SWMS editorial teleconference series and we can’t recall a more lucid, realistic discussion than the one you’re about to read. For PR, Computerworld has long been a tough edit nut to crack. In so many words, Pat Thibodeau explains why. His are the editorial values that are sailing out the window. We’ll miss them.
 

 

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