Collaborative Journalism
<ul><li>Editor 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism as  a lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Readers should only see  through the eyes ...
<ul><li>Editor 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The Guardian has hired a tag editor — a keyword manager (whose primarily role is to l...
<ul><li>Story is no longer a singular article </li></ul><ul><li>Story is a thread now. </li></ul><ul><li>It spans multiple...
<ul><li>Public is getting involved in a story even before its being reported. They are </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing fact...
Professionals and amateurs are working together to make news. <ul><li>Professional journalists can rely on the public to h...
 
 
Our Mission is to build a platform Where People .. <ul><li>go when they’ve got a story to share or talk about. </li></ul><...
Instablogs  is a  conversational platform  offering  simple tools  to facilitate people around the globe to read, share, c...
 
Global snapshot  on top of the homepage gives you the most important and interesting news across all of the continents in ...
<ul><li>From Local to Global </li></ul><ul><li>I want news related to my city  –  yeah sure. </li></ul><ul><li>and news re...
CJs in Action  highlights some of the best stories submitted by the Citizen Journalists throughout the day.
Viewpoint.  (Everyone has a viewpoint. ) This section has the most heated discussion on the Instablogs every day.
<ul><li>Viewpoint cont.. </li></ul><ul><li>Instablogs don’t have a voice of its own.  We let our users be our voice. </li>...
Instablogs blends the best features of  traditional news sites  with the  social networking  and  collaboration features  ...
<ul><li>You don`t find the news, but the news  (you like to read)  finds you  </li></ul><ul><li>Track your favorite author...
<ul><li>Accessing the long tail </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage shows popular content, but enough easy jump-off points are avai...
Some other exciting features.  Local Communities Stories Thread (multiple articles and authors) Revenue Sharing Easy Posti...
FEEDBACK and SUGGESTIONS Welcome Email:  [email_address] Visit: www.instablogs.com Thank you
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  1. 1. Collaborative Journalism
  2. 2. <ul><li>Editor 1.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism as a lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Readers should only see through the eyes of the mainstream media </li></ul><ul><li>Tyranny of the Editor </li></ul>Uttpal Dutt in Golmaal
  3. 3. <ul><li>Editor 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>The Guardian has hired a tag editor — a keyword manager (whose primarily role is to label the content) </li></ul><ul><li>The Times of London has hired a search editor </li></ul><ul><li>The New York Times has named Jim Roberts to the new role of editor of digital news, overseeing the Web newsroom </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Story is no longer a singular article </li></ul><ul><li>Story is a thread now. </li></ul><ul><li>It spans multiple authors. </li></ul><ul><li>It spans multiple articles. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a local perspective. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a global perspective . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Public is getting involved in a story even before its being reported. They are </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing facts </li></ul><ul><li>Asking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Giving their perspective, opinions and suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting the story </li></ul>
  6. 6. Professionals and amateurs are working together to make news. <ul><li>Professional journalists can rely on the public to help report the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Public can continue to contribute corrections, questions, facts, and perspective </li></ul><ul><li>This is NOT about amateurs vs. professionals but how both can collaborate to work together </li></ul>
  7. 9. Our Mission is to build a platform Where People .. <ul><li>go when they’ve got a story to share or talk about. </li></ul><ul><li>to interact with people with similar interests and taste. </li></ul><ul><li>having opposing views can discuss a news in a friendly atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>can get localized version and a globalized version of the story. </li></ul><ul><li>don’t need to be an A-lister to get themselves heard. </li></ul><ul><li>don`t find the news, but the news (you like to read) finds them. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Instablogs is a conversational platform offering simple tools to facilitate people around the globe to read, share, converse, discuss and collaborate news through community participation .
  9. 12. Global snapshot on top of the homepage gives you the most important and interesting news across all of the continents in a very efficient and scan-able format.
  10. 13. <ul><li>From Local to Global </li></ul><ul><li>I want news related to my city – yeah sure. </li></ul><ul><li>and news related to my country as well . – No problem </li></ul><ul><li>and want to see what’s happening all over the world as well – got it. </li></ul><ul><li>.. and I want all this to be on one page – Yes Sir. </li></ul>
  11. 14. CJs in Action highlights some of the best stories submitted by the Citizen Journalists throughout the day.
  12. 15. Viewpoint. (Everyone has a viewpoint. ) This section has the most heated discussion on the Instablogs every day.
  13. 16. <ul><li>Viewpoint cont.. </li></ul><ul><li>Instablogs don’t have a voice of its own. We let our users be our voice. </li></ul><ul><li>We do moderate comments which are abusive, spam to let the discussion remain friendly. Moderation is done with the help of our users and moderators. </li></ul>
  14. 17. Instablogs blends the best features of traditional news sites with the social networking and collaboration features giving control back to the users.
  15. 18. <ul><li>You don`t find the news, but the news (you like to read) finds you </li></ul><ul><li>Track your favorite authors. (submissions, voting and comments) </li></ul><ul><li>Track the topics and regions. </li></ul>TRACKING THE NEWS
  16. 19. <ul><li>Accessing the long tail </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage shows popular content, but enough easy jump-off points are available to find the niche or local content you are looking for. </li></ul><ul><li>Any user can bookmark a news link with a tag such as “technology” or “India” and it will become available at Instablogs under the URL instablogs.com/[TAG]. </li></ul>
  17. 20. Some other exciting features. Local Communities Stories Thread (multiple articles and authors) Revenue Sharing Easy Posting and Newslink Submissions Feature Rich Myblog (Your own Column, ankit.instablogs.com ) Myblog Customization Myblog Stats Tracking New Writer Discovery and Appreciation Mobile integration
  18. 21. FEEDBACK and SUGGESTIONS Welcome Email: [email_address] Visit: www.instablogs.com Thank you

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