Month: June 2006

  • Content rules

    The number one thing that newspapers have is that a newspaper throws away more content in a day than Yahoo makes in a year. — Shawn Riegsecker, CEO of Centro, a Chicago-based media buying firm Riegsecker was speaking Tuesday at the Newspaper Association of America conference for newspaper investors. The quote was in a story […]

  • New site dances to the tune innovation

    The interactive arm of E.W. Scripps‘ newspaper division (which is housed here in Knoxville) is experimenting with a new band-and-bar scene site called knoxville520. In my internal shorthand, I call it an “Innosite,” a play on the name of the consulting firm Scripps has been working with, Innosight, LLC. It’s an interesting experiment in trying […]

  • Organized randomness

    I think the new Netscape (beta.netscape.com for now) is a good move for the portal site owned by AOL. It’s combination of user-submitted story links and human editors playing the good stuff on section fronts is effective to me. It an interesting model for newspaper and other traditional media news sites to study because it […]