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Real-Time News Curation: NewsMastering and NewsRadars


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IJF10 - Media140 - Perugia - Italy - Presentation about real-time news curation and newsmastering by Robin Good

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Real-Time News Curation: NewsMastering and NewsRadars

  1. 1. Robin Good on Real-Time News Curation NewsMastering NewsRadars and
  2. 2. What is the problem?
  3. 3. Source: Information Overload
  4. 4. <ul><li>The amount of information , being generated out there is huge... And it keeps growing </li></ul>Information Overload
  5. 5. Less Time
  6. 6. Less Time 2) The amount of time you have available to scan, check and read all of the news keeps decreasing each day... More information... Less time.
  7. 7. Quantity - Choice
  8. 8. 3) The ability to choose new and alternative sources becomes more and more difficult. It gets more difficult to search and find new ones coming out... Quantity - Choice
  9. 9. Ease of Staying Updated
  10. 10. Ease of Staying Updated 4) The ease of staying on top of the news that specifically interest you, become harder and harder. Unless you go around... And around...
  11. 11. So, what’s the solution Robin?
  12. 12. The solution is: Real-Time News Curation or what I have been calling NewsMastering and NewsRadars
  13. 13. What is newsmastering?
  14. 14. What is newsmastering? Newsmastering is about searching, finding, aggregating, filtering, curating, editing, juxtaposing and publishing news content coming from the most disparate sources into one, highly thematic, content-specific news stream
  15. 15. What is a newsmaster?
  16. 16. What is a newsmaster? A newsmaster is someone who, with the help of search engines, RSS feeds, aggregation and filtering tools, manually picks and selects the most appropriate and relevant content and publishes it into a topic-specific news stream: a newsradar *always crediting and linking original content sources
  17. 17. What is a newsradar?
  18. 18. What is a newsradar? A newsradar is a stream of news items covering a very specific topic, event, product or person.
  19. 19. What tools do I need to do this?
  20. 20. MySyndicaat BlogBridge Yahoo Pipes Google Reader
  21. 21. Where is the value?
  22. 22. Where is the value? a) organizing and making sense of news and info according to user needs and interests b) saving people time c) picking and selecting only what is relevant to your theme d) filtering spam and undisclosed promotional items e) discovering and bringing in new sources f) sorting , grouping g) providing useful metadata
  23. 23. The Future is all about Making Sense of (organizing) all this Information we are creating out there
  24. 24. Collaborative – Social Curation is Next
  25. 25. Where can I find this presentation? Where can I learn more on this topic?
  26. 26. Twitter: RobinGood Facebook: RobinGood YouTube: RobinGood [email_address]