Developing participatory news
Posted March 10, 2010on:
The challenge for media players in the networked information economy is to successfully negotiate engagement, packaging and influence, whilst considering loyalty and financial sustainability throughout.
Most recently Google’s Hal Varian told the flailing newspaper industry that it needs to increase engagement with users in order to survive. Rising to this challenge, and building upon Charlie Beckett’s model for networked journalism (from his book Supermedia), this news development process factors in participation at every stage of a story’s evolution (best viewed full screen):