How to grab news from net? by K. Srinivasan
What we will discuss today <ul><li>Present trend of the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregators / readers </li></ul><ul><li...
Present trend <ul><li>Globally, out of 6.5 bn population 1.1 bn use net (17% penetration) </li></ul><ul><li>In Asia, out o...
Present trend - Asia <ul><li>Hongkong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea  and Japan have more than 60 percent penetration </l...
Blogs and Podcasts <ul><li>Emergence of citizens’ journalism concept </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated blogs of around 100 milli...
What journalists want <ul><li>Latest information on the net on the subject of their choice – unpublished by any mainline m...
Draw the information <ul><li>Information scattered </li></ul><ul><li>How to grab the information to the desktop </li></ul>...
Have you seen elsewhere?
What are all these?
About RSS / Atom feed <ul><li>They are in xml format </li></ul><ul><li>They help to syndicate the information </li></ul><u...
RSS <ul><li>Resource Description framework (RDF) – invented by an Indian </li></ul><ul><li>RDF site summary </li></ul><ul>...
How RSS will help? <ul><li>Drags the headlines and summary of the information to your “feed reader” or desktop simultaneou...
Web based feed readers <ul><li>Plenty of web based feed readers or news readers are available on the net </li></ul><ul><li...
Feed readers
 
Google reader
Advantages of Google reader <ul><li>Easy to operate </li></ul><ul><li>You can add the feed by just typing the web URL of t...
Downloadable RSS readers <ul><li>Plenty of RSS readers available on the net (both priced and free) </li></ul><ul><li>Open ...
 
Advantages <ul><li>Easy and user friendly operation </li></ul><ul><li>You can get the feed direct to your desk top with he...
Some more useful sites <ul><li>www.digg.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.reddit.com  </li></ul><ul><li>www.1stheadlines.com </li>...
Useful search engines <ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.sunsuna.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogstreet.com </li>...
Live demo <ul><li>Now we can see some live sdemo of  some sites </li></ul>
Thanks <ul><li>K. Srinivasan </li></ul><ul><li>www.primepointfoundation.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.indiavision2020.org </li...
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  1. 1. How to grab news from net? by K. Srinivasan
  2. 2. What we will discuss today <ul><li>Present trend of the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregators / readers </li></ul><ul><li>Methods of using these readers </li></ul><ul><li>Live demonstration </li></ul>
  3. 3. Present trend <ul><li>Globally, out of 6.5 bn population 1.1 bn use net (17% penetration) </li></ul><ul><li>In Asia, out of 3.7 bn population 0.4 bn use net (10% penetration) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Present trend - Asia <ul><li>Hongkong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan have more than 60 percent penetration </li></ul><ul><li>India 5.4 percent. (around 6 crore users) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Blogs and Podcasts <ul><li>Emergence of citizens’ journalism concept </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated blogs of around 100 million globally (India may be around 1 lakh) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio podcasts and video podcats </li></ul>
  6. 6. What journalists want <ul><li>Latest information on the net on the subject of their choice – unpublished by any mainline media </li></ul><ul><li>Latest published information by mainline media </li></ul>
  7. 7. Draw the information <ul><li>Information scattered </li></ul><ul><li>How to grab the information to the desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe information to your email (push) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to their site and grab (pull) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Have you seen elsewhere?
  9. 9. What are all these?
  10. 10. About RSS / Atom feed <ul><li>They are in xml format </li></ul><ul><li>They help to syndicate the information </li></ul><ul><li>You can subscribe directly to any reader through RSS / Atom feed </li></ul>
  11. 11. RSS <ul><li>Resource Description framework (RDF) – invented by an Indian </li></ul><ul><li>RDF site summary </li></ul><ul><li>Rich Site summary </li></ul><ul><li>Really Simple Syndication </li></ul>
  12. 12. How RSS will help? <ul><li>Drags the headlines and summary of the information to your “feed reader” or desktop simultaneously </li></ul><ul><li>Web based feed readers and </li></ul><ul><li>RSS reader softwares to download to your desktop </li></ul>
  13. 13. Web based feed readers <ul><li>Plenty of web based feed readers or news readers are available on the net </li></ul><ul><li>Some of them are shown in the link http://www.addtoany.com/lists/feedreaders/ </li></ul>
  14. 14. Feed readers
  15. 16. Google reader
  16. 17. Advantages of Google reader <ul><li>Easy to operate </li></ul><ul><li>You can add the feed by just typing the web URL of the site </li></ul><ul><li>Well organised </li></ul>
  17. 18. Downloadable RSS readers <ul><li>Plenty of RSS readers available on the net (both priced and free) </li></ul><ul><li>Open source softwares are free </li></ul><ul><li>Try www.rssreader.com </li></ul>
  18. 20. Advantages <ul><li>Easy and user friendly operation </li></ul><ul><li>You can get the feed direct to your desk top with headlines and description </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to read fully, you can click and get the content </li></ul><ul><li>You get the alert with a ‘pop up’ and sound </li></ul>
  19. 21. Some more useful sites <ul><li>www.digg.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.reddit.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.1stheadlines.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.samachar.com </li></ul>
  20. 22. Useful search engines <ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.sunsuna.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogstreet.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.technorati.com </li></ul>
  21. 23. Live demo <ul><li>Now we can see some live sdemo of some sites </li></ul>
  22. 24. Thanks <ul><li>K. Srinivasan </li></ul><ul><li>www.primepointfoundation.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.indiavision2020.org </li></ul><ul><li>94440 50273 </li></ul>

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