Sometimes a small step in the right direction needs to be applauded, even if it is a bit late in the day and just a half-hearted attempted. I am not sure if I’ve seen something like this before during my morning dose of Deccan Herald, so it came as a pleasant surprise to see the […]
The 21st Century India Through Digital Content conference recently held in Delhi, with topic such as Digital Content in Business, Enterprise and Livelihoods should have been infested with journalists. It wasn’t. Except for a smattering of our ilk, there was not one from the power-list of Indian journalism. It really should be an area that […]
Even the best news sites in India seem woefully “old” when it comes to understanding the needs of their users. It is not that our brethren in the US are well-versed in the art of communicating. Here’s a good story from NYT that has pointers to what’s on online: Finding Political News Online, the Young […]
We need to check this one out: Tilefile. First look. Seems to be a cool one. Need to check it out before a verdict. In passing, I’m sick of subscribing to so many of em. Tags: web2.0, social networking
This one’s for posterity. The subversive potential of new media is real. Yet blogsphere has served merely to extend the reach of established media. The manufacturing of consent becomes that much more easier if news spreads through the blogosphere. Ultimately, the framework remains the same. But in cases such as the one that the link […]
The vast majority of the urban educated in India have a fair knowledge of English. Therefore, when Wikipedia lists 13,23,383 articles written in English, some of those can claim to have authorship from India. But a language such as Tamil, with multi-national presence, has just 3,944 articles in Wikipedia, which is a shame. Hindi fairs […]
Netscape versus Digg Newly relaunched Netscape.com has been getting into a bit of a slanging match with Digg – the site which gets its users to rate news stories.â€¦
According to a report in the Business Standard: “Yahoo and MSN Instant Messaging (IM) users from India and 14 other countries will be able to invite and chat with each other beginning today.” Good news!
Counts Media sounds like a company that’s doing some fabulous stuff. It claims that it’s expertise lies in “innovative theatrical experiences, interactive urban art, and the application of emerging technology to entertainment”. I’m sure whatever product comes out the crucible will be of relevance to the world of online journalism as well.
A company, Email Data Source Inc‘s business it to “analyze, organize, and archive thousands of daily email marketing messages” and, of course, make money by doing that. The website claims that Email Data Source’s “catalogue currently contains over 900,000 email marketing messages on 18,000 brands, sent by 14,000 companies, through more than 6,000 mailing lists”.