ENTRIES TAGGED "media industry"

On pirates and piracy

On pirates and piracy

The media industry's wholesale takeover of creativity is the real piracy.

Mike Loukides: "I'm not willing to have the next Bach, Beethoven, or Shakespeare post their work online, only to have it taken down because they haven't paid off a bunch of executives who think they own creativity."

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Newspaper Chain Refuses to Renew AP Contract

The Tribune Company, owner of 10 newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, has given the required two years' notice to suspend receipt of Associated Press news. Tribune's move follows cancellations from a number of other papers. From Editor & Publisher: The recent decisions to drop AP service follow the planned AP rate structure change, which…

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Photo Blog Shows Innovation Still Alive in Media Orgs

Alan Taylor's side project — Boston.com's Big Picture photo blog — is notable for its simplicity and its residence within a large media organization.

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The Media Industry's Perspective Problem

Media orgs that focus on content containers rather than content consumers will be stymied by "reverse publishing" and other bad habits.

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Glimmer of Positivity in Media Industry Analysis

Subtle examples of digital innovation and positive perspectives are emerging in media industry reports. These same elements could benefit book publishing.

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