I am extremely honored to be one of six to receive recognition this Friday evening in New York City, at the first annual Dow Jones Alumni Awards.
If there is one of the two tempos that seems to be gaining momentum it is the one for curated material. Twitter is the latest to announce that it, too, is capitalizing on curated Moments.
If newspapers are a country, a city and/or a region’s daily life chronicles, then the U.S. Library of Congress provides us with the biggest show on earth. It has just filed the 10th million newspaper page in its archives.
A newspaper owes much to its brand, but in the days of the media quintet, it becomes a challenge to make sure that there is visual unity that leads to instant recognition regardless of platform.
I have heard enough complaining about ad blocking in the past three weeks from Australia to the Philippines to the Netherlands. It is, without a doubt, a sort of publisher's nightmare. The latest one, I may add, as if publishers needed another bit of negative news. But, was my grandpa one of the first ad blockers ever? Have we all been ad blockers?
This time it is The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo. ) and The Dallas-Ft Worth Star-Telegram (Texas) that join the other titles from the McClatchy Group as they become part of a multi-platform initiative. We at Garcia Media have conducted 16 months of workshops and training leading to new print, responsive web, mobile app, and tablet app products for all 29 of McClatchy’s American dailies.
An evening of conversation with Dutch type designer Erik van Blokland, whose most recent work has included a redrawing of the logo for De Telegraaf. Let’s hear Erik discuss creativity, inspiration and, yes, type.
So Buzz Feed is said to be prototyping a mobile app for real news. But, no reason to despair, fans of Buzz Feed, it will not give up on its usual fare of shareable lists and quizzes and the sillier stuff. Did you read the one about 17 Cats Who Could Use A Day Off.
Taking a look at London's Royal Albert Hall website, a thing of beauty, full of practical examples of how to organize a website that started with a mobile first approach. Thanks to Ethan Marcotte for introducing it to us via one of his recent Responsive Web Design Podcasts.