Clay Shirky for Nieman Lab on Gawker's method of managing comments to make sure the best ones rise to the surface.
The evolution of WordPress from a simple blogging platform and open source project to a content management system, and finally to a Paas (Platform as a Service), according to Adii Pienaar, the CEO and co-founder of WooThemes, one of the largest theme and infrastructure providers for WordPress sites, for GigaOM.
The Independent’s publisher is considering locating all of its titles (the Independent, i, the Independent on Sunday and the Evening Standard) on a single floor in its current base in London’s Kensignton, which is already “bulging at the seams,” and encouraging journalists to work from home, as radical cost-cutting measures. Roy Greenslade reports for the Guardian.
“The New York Times Brings All Its Content to Flipboard -- and Its Pay Wall, Too,” AdAge reports on the first time the NYT has brought its pay meter to another firm’s platform. Preceded by a highly… conversational introduction (surely intended to mirror the yoking of social media chatter with real news in the Flipboard interface), Alexia Tsotsis from TechCrunch interviews Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.
Producers of The Stream on Al Jazeera English host a Google+ hangout/editorial meeting with its audience asking participants worldwide to pitch ideas they think should be covered by The Stream's website. Journalism.co.uk reports.
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