- The "got caught" award of the week: A magazine editor ripped off a freelancer's article without payment, credit or attribution--then told the writer she should be glad they improved it and that anything on the web is in the public domain. After the writer blogged the whole story, the magazine's Facebook page has had loads of angry comments. Kids, don' t do this at home.
- AP TV gets an upgrade: The Associated Press announced its TV operations will get a major digital overhaul, and will roll out high-definition footage starting next year.
- Don't get hyper. Get hyperlocal: The Online Journalism Review shares its list of the 10 key lessons on hyperlocal journalism gleaned from the recent Online News Association meeting.
- Ebooks rising: Amazon's list of the top 10 books of the year consists entirely of books with Kindle editions.
- Just in time for NASW: TopRank offered its tips on how not to suck being a conference moderator or speaker, handy for those attending this weekend's National Association of Science Writers meeting.
- AdWords meets Twitter: If you advertise with Google AdWords, you can take advantage of its new integration with real-time Twitter, which lets you put Twitter feeds in your display ads. Here's a nice guide on how to get started.
- Lanyrd adds more features for conferences: Lanyrd's now adding "conference coverage," meaning you can post more content about conferences you've attended, past or present. Another great way to aggregate all sorts of material from conferences in one place.
- It's easier to un-like Facebook Pages, and recommend them on LinkedIn: Facebook has rolled out an "un-like" option that is offered to fans who start the process of hiding your page from their feed. LinkedIn's company pages let you recommend products and services.
Sunday, November 07, 2010
I won't say I'm a psychic reader, but I have a hunch that the articles, tips and news I read and shared on Twitter in the past week will give you plenty to think about. I'm @dontgetcaught on Twitter, and hope you'll enjoy this week's share:
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