Make sure you check out Carter J. Lusher's analyst index. He keeps it up to date. You'll find that most analysts tweet infrequently.
Demand Media is by no means the only company that crowdsources its niche content. Andover, Mass.-based Helium does the same thing.
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.
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.
Heard about the WSJ's App Watch? It's a new weekly Digits feature...
Patrick Thibodeau, senior editor
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.