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Our ongoing selection of journalism and media news.

 
 
 
  • 1 April 2013 | {CATEGORY}

    Dutch App Enables Context Curation

    A pair of Dutch journalists set out to create an engaging tool for sorting and filtering the masses of information available to the public. A look at what they came up with.
  • 24 April 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    De Pers: The end of a popular free Dutch daily that never made any money

    After five years and a few months, the last issue of the Dutch free daily De Pers was distributed on 30 March. Despite a strong belief in its exceptional editorial formula, De Pers was not able to survive in the Dutch free newspaper market. What went wrong? What is the secret of a successful free daily?
  • 7 November 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Broadcasting 2.0: Creating an orchestra out of a cacophony

    Broadcasting companies have successfully adapted to social media 1.0. Most radio and television broadcasters own a Twitter account and have accumulated a sizeable number of ‘likes' on Facebook. Today, in the age of social media 2.0, digital stories are partly told by the audience and curated by the broadcaster. Media strategist and consultant Jonathan Marks shares his views on the future of broadcasting with Gemma van der Kamp.
  • 31 October 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Summer Reporter 2011: Underground professional journalism (Part III)

    In eastern Europe, Summer Reporter 2011 Gemma van der Kamp met with professional journalists who, to avoid government censorship, had redefined their profession as a “volunteer” activity or a “hobby”.
  • 28 October 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Summer Reporter 2011: Discovering new niches in the news market (Part II)

    A dream came true for Dutch journalist Gemma van der Kamp when she was given the opportunity this summer to embark on an investigative trip to report on the theme "Journalism without Journalists" in eight European countries. In the first half of her trip, she spoke mainly with innovative, non-journalistic, organisations which had discovered niches to be exploited in the news market, or found a way to repair the cracks in the news supply of shrinking traditional media.
  • 26 October 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Summer reporter 2011: Introduction (Part I)

    A dream came true for Dutch journalist Gemma van der Kamp when she was given the opportunity this summer to embark on an investigative trip to report on the theme "Journalism without Journalists" in eight European countries.