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Memo to Newspapers: Let Your Readers Inside the Wall
document Distributed Knowledge

The bottom line is that the secrecy that newspapers used to operate under no longer works. Not only is there more competition for stories, but mainstream media outlets no longer have a monopoly...

Jayne AnnOct 11, 2011 01:56 am GMT1715 views
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Memo to Newspapers: Let Your Readers Inside the Wall
Beyond Facebook: 5 Better Ways to Leverage Social Media
document 

Here are some ways to get ahead of the social media curve: 1.Use Video-Twitter and Facebook may be the mainstream marketing platforms, but video is grossly underused. 2.Ask Questions-At its...

Pablo BracciniNov 16, 2011 06:58 am GMT1639 views
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Beyond Facebook: 5 Better Ways to Leverage Social Media
Citizen Journalism and the Internet
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper summarizes recent discussions about Citizen journalism: its various forms and coming of age; its role in international news; the opportunities for a more democratic practice of...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 19, 2012 12:23 pm GMT2945 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
Goodbye Printed Newspapers, Hello Streaming Mobile
document Distributed Knowledge

The shift to online media in the past two decades comes with two important realities: (1) online revenue increases are smaller than print media decreases; and (2) mainstream media are being...

Harshida PatelMay 26, 2012 02:39 am GMT658 views
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Goodbye Printed Newspapers, Hello Streaming Mobile
LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
document 

Serving nearly 100 million users, LinkedIn is attempting to harness the power of its growing user base to channel their interests, subject areas and needs, resulting in a front page news service...

Adam FrazerMar 12, 2011 09:42 am GMT1596 views
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LinkedIn Today Joins the Media Industry with Crowdsourced News Service
Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
document Cloud Labor

The advertised benefits for students include the knowledge to “design scalable applications that minimize local storage and processing”, besides becoming “an expert in cloud computing concepts...

Benjamin FosselAug 16, 2011 02:04 pm GMT2699 views
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Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
CrowdOutAids: Crowdsourcing or Crowd Pleasing?
document Distributed Knowledge

There is a good article on crowdsourcing that raises questions about its use just after the Haiti earthquake, questions that were not raised by the subsequent flood of mainstream media articles....

Claire MackayOct 28, 2011 02:32 am GMT1201 views
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CrowdOutAids: Crowdsourcing or Crowd Pleasing?
Crowd funding could become mainstream
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Crowd funding has taken off in the US, Rose says, with about US$100 million raised so far to fund various projects. And it's not a big step for start-up companies to then look at the same...

Sebastian BlancaNov 11, 2011 03:15 am GMT1898 views
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Crowd funding could become mainstream
uTest CMO Matt Johnston Presents "Is This the Year Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream?" at Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Santa Clara
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Anyone can build a loosely affiliated, unstructured crowd -- a mob. The key to successfully employing a crowdsourcing model in a b2b/professional services type space is to advance beyond the realm...

Samuel BennettNov 16, 2011 12:09 am GMT3114 views
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uTest CMO Matt Johnston Presents
Latest Durex Product Campaign to be Led by Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

The most recognisable name in the manufacture of birth control products, Durex has never shy in embracing Web 2.0 principles in their campaigns, including crowdsourcing and social media. To...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 09, 2012 01:03 pm GMT2007 views
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Latest Durex Product Campaign to be Led by Social Media
Crowdfunding is White-hot on Capitol Hill - Will it Survive the Fire?
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is really heating up in Washington, D.C. with new developments every day and plenty of mainstream media attention. But few people are as close to the issue as Crowdsourcing.org's contributors. The following comes to us from contributing expert William Carleton, who has been following the different bills to legalize crowdfunding in the U.S. Congress for us for months now. This post was originally published on his blog. Carleton is a Seattle attorney with experience as a startup lawyer and angel investor.

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William CarletonMar 19, 2012 08:49 pm GMT13600 views
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Who cares if Twitter mentioned the earthquake first?
document Distributed Knowledge

It seems the same people on Twitter who bemoan the falling standards of mainstream media reporting are the ones who want the media to completely throw aside the idea of reporting and simple shout...

Jayne AnnJun 25, 2012 08:29 am GMT913 views
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Who cares if Twitter mentioned the earthquake first?
The State of Crowdfunding in the Media
blog 

It was not that long ago that a term like “social media” required a hefty explanation in mainstream media. Similarly, up until very recently, the use of a term like “cloud computing” would be...

Alexandros StefanakisAug 15, 2013 06:09 pm GMT1161 views
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The State of Crowdfunding in the Media
Crowdsourcing and ICT Work: A Study of Apple and Google Mobile Phone Application Developers
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This study is intended to provide a counterpoint to the populist hyperbole that characterises IT work as a ‘sunrise occupation’ in mainstream literature. The technically challenging aspects of the...

Pablo BracciniMay 26, 2011 03:32 am GMT2461 views
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Crowdsourcing and ICT Work: A Study of Apple and Google Mobile Phone Application Developers
Leveling the Research Field Through Social Media
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Social media are changing the research paradigm in other ways, as well. Adrian J. Ebsary (@AJEbsary on Twitter), a biochemist and the online community specialist at the University of Ottawa, said...

Claire MackayOct 05, 2011 03:01 pm GMT1956 views
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Leveling the Research Field Through Social Media
‘Crowdsource’ This: Emails Expose #OccupyWallStreet Conspiracy to ‘Destabalize’ Global Markets, Governments
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Readers will be able to read the emails for themselves–and the mainstream media will be forced to confront the truth behind the Occupy movement, including its links to socialist, anarchist, and...

Jayne AnnOct 16, 2011 05:29 am GMT1304 views
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‘Crowdsource’ This: Emails Expose #OccupyWallStreet Conspiracy to ‘Destabalize’ Global Markets, Governments
Cloud Labor Platforms Lag Behind Other Crowdsourcing Sites in Social Media Awareness
Cloud Labor

As part of a recent collaboration with KL Communications, Crowdsourcing.org examined the five different kinds of crowdsourcing using sentiment analysis. This third report (in a six-article series) aims to determine how the world’s social media users feel about the 15 top Cloud Labor platforms.

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Eric BlattbergJan 27, 2012 02:34 am GMT5483 views
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Somalia Speaks: Amplifying Unheard Somalian Voices
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Patrick Meier of Ushahidi explains in a post at Ushahidi blog: The purpose of this project is to catalyze global media attention on Somalia by letting Somali voices take center stage—voices...

Jayne AnnJan 29, 2012 01:16 pm GMT1719 views
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Somalia Speaks: Amplifying Unheard Somalian Voices
From Idea to Law: A JOBS Act Discussion with Startup Exemption’s Sherwood Neiss (Part 2)
Crowdfunding

Eric Blattberg of Crowdsourcing.org recently spoke with Sherwood Neiss about the JOBS Act: its conceptualization, the subsequent legislative process, its ultimate passage, its potential benefits and drawbacks, its media and public reception, and much more. The second part of that discussion is available after the jump.

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Eric BlattbergApr 16, 2012 08:06 am GMT10924 views
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How Crowdsourced Videos Affect News

Crowdsourced video footage, which is taken by amateurs and uploaded onto platforms like YouTube or Facebook, is having a revolutionary impact on the way news is told. That is the premise behind a report put out by the Center for International Media Assistance, in which author Jane Sasseen digs deep to uncover the roots and potential effects of “The Video Revolution,” as the report is titled.

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Anton RootSep 06, 2012 11:23 pm GMT4341 views
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