Category Archives: DFM

Thunderdome’s demise is déjà vu all over again

By now, everyone knows Thunderdome is being unraveled. There are lots of hows left to figure out and whys left to reckon with, but the fact is that it’s all ending much too soon. It’s all so terribly familiar to those of us who went through a similar unraveling at TBD in 2011… only this is worse. Continue reading

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The Social Media Wire Brings The Immediacy, You Bring the Feedback

Digital First Media’s Social Media Wire combines selected local Twitter accounts, social searches, news feeds, blogs and videos to give readers a new way to find and interact with immediate local news from a variety of sources. Continue reading

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Introducing Digital First’s Curation Team: Now on to the Hard Part

Julie Westfall, Angela Carter and Karen Workman will be leading Digital First Media’s curation efforts at the local and national level. Continue reading

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Exploring the Role of Curation and Curators in the Newsroom

Curation is a huge part of Digital First Media’s plans. We see it as a way to give our readers a well-wounded view of a story or topic, while also freeing up our local staffs to do the original reporting they do best. We will soon be hiring a national curation team. Interested? Read this. Continue reading

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