Something tells me this is going to be one of my favourite things on TV: "Charlie Brooker is to take a satirical look at the news media in a spin-off from his BBC4 show Screenwipe."
"I like the noise. Why? Because I can see patterns before anyone else. I saw the Chinese earthquake happening 45 minutes before Google News reported it. Why? Because I was watching the noise, not the news."
"TweetWire.com is a neo-newspaper that grabs the freshest links posted to Twitter. Get the most out of citizen journalism with Twitter and TweetWire."
Loïc Le Meur looks at how important news finds him via the various social tools he uses online. This is how geeks and young readers find information. Advice to publishers: understand this now. (via Adam Tinworth)
"The internet allows both immediacy and depth. Breaking news does not have to be exploitative or sensationalist. You don't have to engage in 'breaking rumour', as some of my former colleagues at the BBC called it. Credibility is still our greatest asset."
"Brooklyn, NY-based The Issue aims to bring the best of the wider blogosphere into focus via a daily, human edited online newspaper that aggregates quality blog content in a single place."
Chris Dillow: "'News' is a mere artefact. It's defined not by any standards rooted in epistemology or information theory, but is merely a commodity produced where journalists happen to be..."
"Imooty.eu, launched in August 2007, is a compendium of news stories from across Europe. By clicking on a map, readers can look at a particular country’s major and minor papers and blogs in English and local languages."
David Weinberger: "the new front page is distributed across our day and our network. Much of it comes through our inbox. It consists of people we know and people we don't know recommending items for our interest."
"MediaScrape, the "Internet TV News Network" has just launched integration with Google Maps to help users find breaking news videos from around the world."
"some of the harshest indictments of the press now come from the growing segment that relies on the internet as its main source for national and international news."
Seamus McCauley: "For news consumers, news fulfils a number of discrete functions that traditionally happen to be packaged up as a newspaper or broadcast. ... "
Juan Antonio Giner: "Sunday neewspapers sell. And they sell more copies with editions where features rule over the news."
Kevin Anderson: "Newsvine isn't like most news community sites, but it has features that more news sites should adopt. To encourage participation and community, news sites need to highlight the participation to encourage participation."