Support #IJF14, 24 days left

24 days left to support Your International Journalism Festival 2014 crowdfunding initiative. You can donate 10 euro or more. More than 500 people did it. The festival is the largest media event in Europe. It is an open invitation to listen to, learn from and network with the best of world journalism. Informality and accessibility …


Dig down in time

This legend [grav deg ned I tide] on my t-shirt is really quite nice. It’s from the Norwegian journalist association SKUP and it says, dig down in time. It’s a reference to the snowfalls in Norway -- that if you’re up in the mountains and there’s a lot of snow, you’ve got to dig down …

CNN and Mobile

The biggest change I think will happen at CNN over the next two years is we are going to start creating content just for mobile devices via CNN launches free international news app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

There Is No Future In ‘Digital Razzle Dazzle’ | paidContent

Guess what is spinach and what is junk food in media? Like everyone, we’ve had hits and misses. There are two types of misses: the spinach that goes uneaten and the junk food that makes you sorry afterwards via Memo To News Sites: There Is No Future In ‘Digital Razzle Dazzle’ | paidContent.

Wikipedia and television

So if you take Wikipedia as a kind of unit, all of Wikipedia, the whole project--every page, every edit, every talk page, every line of code, in every language that Wikipedia exists in--that represents something like the cumulation of 100 million hours of human thought. I worked this out with Martin Wattenberg at IBM; it's …