Rupert Murdoch has stepped down from the boards of all his newspaper businesses, reports Press Gazette. Dan Sabbagh in the Guardian points out that "the 81-year-old is no longer a director of a UK company for the first time since the late 1960s."
"News curators must collect, summarize, make sense, add value, attribute, link, intrigue and entice," writes Steve Buttry, Digital First Media's Director of Community Engagement & Social Media, in a post on his blog titled "Curation techniques, types and tips."
Digital First's new curation team was supposed to begin work next Monday, but following the shooting in Colorado, the company assembled a 'makeshift' team to help MediaNews Group title The Denver Post report on the tragedy, reports Journalism.co.uk.
Speaking of the Chicago Tribune, it along with the LA Times and several other publishers have now joined the ZitePublisher program, according to a report from Laura Hazard Owen on PaidContent.