Twitter, Reddit and the newsroom of the future

Comparing a traditional news story about a recent shooting with a news report from a Reddit user — who pulled together Twitter messages from the perpetrators and victims — provides a glimpse of what a real-time, crowdsourced newsroom of the future might look like.

DRM and the NPR example

Some e-book buyers embrace a little friction, says Joe Esposito at The Scholarly Kitchen.

For Media Co’s, Facebook Is About Community, Not Ads

The way that NPR uses its Facebook page to connect with listeners and build community around its content has a number of lessons for other media entities, including the fact that they should focus more on engaging with their users and less time worrying about ads.