Posted in Mobile opportunities, Workshop handouts, tagged American Society of News Editors, ASNE, Chris Cobler, mobile first, short codes, Ushahidi, WAP, Wireless Application Protocol on June 27, 2010 |
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I like it when a training program stimulates questions that continue after the program ended.
Wednesday’s Leading a Mobile-First Newsroom webinar for the American Society of News Editors was such a program. So I’ll continue the discussion with a few questions (which came as we were running out of time or in follow-up emails) and answers (acknowledging up front that I don’t have all the answers):
Q: What steps should we take to adapt websites to be more mobile friendly? (more…)
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Posted in Mobile opportunities, tagged 2010 Winter Olympics, Allbritton Communications, American Society of News Editors, Amy Webb, ASNE, College World Series, CoverItLive, Eric Schmidt, Foursquare, Google, Gowalla, inauguration, mobile first, Newsgarden, Nielsen, Seattle Times, Twitter, Ushahidi on April 13, 2010 |
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I will be making a presentation to newsroom leaders Tuesday about the mobile-first strategy I have proposed and promoted in this blog.
I was pleased to hear Eric Schmidt tell the American Society of News Editors (that N in ASNE used to stand for Newspapers) in Sunday night’s keynote address that Google is taking a “mobile-first” view of digital opportunities. News organizations must do the same. Amy Webb of Webb Media Group also underscored the importance of mobile communication and location-based information at a Monday address to ASNE. I will attempt to follow by giving the editors advice and encouragement to start moving ahead right away with their mobile operations. (more…)
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