Searching for news media that support

David Weinberger

Let’s say you have the weird desire to see if a particular online news site is producing news articles that support the standard. I just posted a tiny little site — even uglier than usual — that lets you search for a particular news media site. Thanks to a suggestion from Dan Brickley, it’s using a custom search engine from Google.

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Reframing the news

Doc Searls

But to stay current — literally — papers need something else as well — something Net-native that bridges the static page and the live flow of actual news. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. News organizations have to redefine themselves.

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Searching The "Small Here"

Steven Berlin Johnson

Search doesn't yet reflect those shifting definitions of where we are, the true radius of our interest. Yes, you can search a map at Google or Bing or on your iPhone--along with a thousand other directory sites. contains two search fields: "what" and "where."

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Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radical New Innovation at Search! Forgot to mention that we finally restored search to But we decided a few weeks ago to do a little mod of Google site search, which turns out to work very well.

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Sell the news, give away the olds

Doc Searls

In other words, charge for the news and give away the olds. A word to papers about the archives: they are fish-wrap with huge positive externalities, including accessibility to search engines and visiting scholars doing research.

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The REAL real time search

Doc Searls

Blog search is mighty thin in Wikipedia. While “real time&# is heating up as a topic, real time search seems to have fallen off the radar of everybody other than itself. It begins, Web search, real-time search and social search. Hey, why not the search engines that have been looking at real time for the duration? Here’s IceRocket on real time search as a string. You get blogs, Twitter, video, news and images.

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. But I never really conceptualized it as search. First, I searched for something for me. But you have to have a question in mind to make the search meaningful beyond curiosity. It is like a breaking news ticker.

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Bring in the serendipity dial – for search, music and beyond

Ross Dawson

Over the last decade the rise of collaborative filtering hasn’t quite met my expectations, but still is used extensively in music, movies, news, and other content, and implicitly in search.

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Where news website traffic comes from: Google vs Facebook

Ross Dawson

The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism has recently released some very interesting research on Navigating News Online , digging into how people navigate to news sites and what takes them away. Image source : Navigating News Online.

Doc Searls Weblog · Getting out of Live Search hell

Doc Searls

But afterwards her PC ran slower, and now insists on trying to run Live Search, no matter what, when she runs Internet Explorer. There were some check boxes at the end of the install process to make live search the default. An “Add Search Provider&# text box will appear.

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Waiting for real news

Doc Searls

So how can we keep up with news? At 6:29am, the latest tweet on this search is from 3 hours ago and says. There is an emerging ecosystem of news now, and it’s one in which everybody pariticipates. Tags: News Places problems "Santa Barbara" jesusita #jesusita jesusitafire KCLU knx ksby nateridder sandiegofire No tweets on #jesusitafire OR #santabarbara OR roque OR jesusita in the past three hours. That’s because it’s 5:45am in Santa Barbara right now.

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iWitness Aims to Aggregate News By Time and Place

Adaptive Path

News organizations have struggled to find ways to supplement their coverage of news events with contributions from citizens. And finding citizen media related to a news event is currently difficult at best. Keyword searches and hashtags provide partial solutions, but still do not differentiate between first-person accounts and other kinds of content. Knight Foundation through the Knight News Challenge, we're building a tool that we call iWitness.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. This post lays out a number of search sites that will donate a portion of their ad revenues to charity. Our Neighborhood In The News

Steven Berlin Johnson « How To Make The iPhone More Of A Phone | Main | Escape To The Rockaways » Our Neighborhood In The News It was all-Park-Slope-all-the-time today in the Sunday Times. After a year of searching for a family apartment, we ended up in Clinton Hill. The City section lead with a big piece about Brooklyn bloggers that focused on the Slopes Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn , and cited outside.ins survey of Americas Bloggiest Neighborhoods a few times.

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What are News Discovery Tools? Why Use Them?

Beth Kanter

News discovery tools are important for those who are creating content as well – especially if you’re covering breaking news or using the technique “ newsjacking.” Is your organization using news discovery tools?

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Breaking: Details of News Limited’s digital subscription plans

Ross Dawson

I am at what would not long ago have been unimaginable for News Limited: a briefing by senior executives for bloggers and social media. The executives present include Richard Freudenstein , CEO of The Australian and News Digital Media, Ed Smith, Chief Marketing Officer of New Ltd, and Clive Mathieson, editor of The Australian. Advertising is and will continue to be by far the largest revenue stream for News Limited. Traditional news sites.

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Open strategy: News Limited shares its inspirations on the future of paid content

Ross Dawson

Early this year I caught up for a coffee with Stephen Browning, Director of Corporate Affairs at News Digital Media and The Australian. So once again hats off to News Limited for sharing this useful information with the world at large.

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Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis » Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic. Evidence entered for this thesis includes the decline in print’s commercial fortunes * , the attendant downsizing of newsrooms—already 30% smaller, on average, than a decade ago * —and the outright collapse of papers like the Rocky Mountain News , Albuquerque Post , and Cincinnati Post. *. And news has to be free, because it has to spread.

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Doc Searls Weblog · Maybe they should call it ButtBook

Doc Searls

He adds, The public search listing contains less information than someone could find right after signing up anyway, so we’re not exposing any new information, and you have complete control over your public search listing.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

» February 11, 2008 "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) ( story link ) Now this is what I call an *LMS (lecture management system).

Buzzword: Micro-learning


If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to get a bit tired of people adding their particular spin to learning – all in search of the holy grail that is the “right way” to make learning happen. Industry NewsPost Type: Blog post.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): msnbc is predicting the news?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Learning Games at Wharton | Main | 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn » December 06, 2007 msnbc is predicting the news? What I dont understand is a for-real news site using them.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

The study’s author, Matthias Lufkens , says that the most successful organisations are those that use Twitter to make connections and tell stories, not just broadcast news. Twitter is now a primary news channel for a number of international organizations.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM. good news, but needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

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The Internet doesn’t do this

Doc Searls

The above, in order (1,2,3) is what I went through this morning when I searched for “emancipay&# on Twitter. Berkman Blogging News Places problemsNot knocking Twitter here.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Some of what they produce is news, if you want to call it that. But hell, news itself is worked over completely. And social media has also clearly REVERSED us into tribes, especially in the news we produce and consume, much of it to wage verbal war with each other.

A record store - who needs one these days?

Martijn Linssen

In the old-fashioned newspaper I actually encountered news, yes. Well it wasnt global news of course, but national, and pertained to music. adapt|change|Globalisation|Social Business Design|trust| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

Doc Searls Weblog Home About Subscribe to feed ‹ Nice Vue • Been there, fun that › Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river October 19, 2007 in Future , Journalism | 42 comments Here’s the problem with most news: it isn’t. News is a river, not a lake.

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A history of the mind in 25 parts

Mind Hacks

BBC Radio 4 has just kicked off a 25-part radio series called ‘In Search of Ourselves: A History of Psychology and the Mind’ Because the BBC are not very good at the internet, there are no podcasts – streaming audio only, and each episode disappears after seven days.

Google enters its chrysalis

Doc Searls

And stays hedged with search advertising, which is really more about query-based notifications than advertising, and doesn’t require unwelcome surveillance that will get whacked by the GDPR anyway a year from now.) . adtech advertising Apple Business Customertech Future infrastructure marketing News problems Technology VRMIn The Adpocalypse: What it Means , Vlogbrother Hank Green issues a humorous lament on the impending demise of online advertising.

Earth to Mozilla: Come back home

Doc Searls

Ads in search turn out to be useful. Broadcasting Business Future Ideas infrastructure Internet Law Links News Personal problems Technology

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Link outline for 2013_03_29

Doc Searls

VRM search on Twitter , which will be different when you click on it. News-ish stuff. Links NewsPersonal Clouds, Identity and VRM. Sovereign By Design by Moxy Tongue. Sovereign by design by T.Rob , responding to Moxy. Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self #edcmooc by Margaret. Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self? by T.Rob , responding to Margaret.

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Journalism is outlining

Doc Searls

I say approximately because the damage being done at the time was widespread, huge, and impossible for any one news organization to cover. Also that cover , as both noun and verb, is something no single news organization can create, or do. So is search, which is worse because every search is temporary and arcane to whatevever it is you search for at the moment, and whatever it is the engine is doing to personalize your search.

Appreciating Mike Auldridge

Doc Searls

A few minutes ago, when I was searching for something else, I ran across this tribute site , which was created just a couple months before he passed away, one day short of his 74th birthday, on December 29. This was bad news. music News

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Way to die

Doc Searls

Somehow I missed the news at first pass.) And thank you, IceRocket , for still doing great blog search. Everybody, please do read the list of goodbyes that come up in a search for Chris. Tags: Life News Photography I just learned by Dave that Chris Gulker died on Wednesday. I barely knew Chris, I knew enough to get that he was terrific guy, citizen, friend, photographer, blogger and much more.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

» April 29, 2007 "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) Now I was a very small part of this large and talented team but it is nice to occasionally be able to share with folks the end result of what I have been working on for several months (although none of you can get to the military side unless you have AKO accounts) but can see the new public side to the whole serious games discussion (and hopefully participate in it) here.

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Are you able to personalize your content? LCMS 3.7 can help you!


This is because they are getting used to obtain a personalized experience in their day to day life: their personalized news feed on Facebook, their personalized product recommendations on Amazon or their personalized restaurant search results on Yelp. Learning Technologies NewsMore and more, users are demanding that their learning be personalized.

Al Jazeera English to be buried in cable

Doc Searls

Losing Al Jazeera English reduces to a single source — France24 — the number of live streams available on the Net from major video news channels. The Qatar government-backed television news operation, which acquired Current TV for a few hundred million dollars from investors including Al Gore, said Thursday that it will at least temporarily stop streaming online Al Jazeera English, its global English-language news service, in about 90 days.

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Sourcing Persephone

Doc Searls

Today it is a boundless live public marketplace, searched mostly through one company’s engine, which continues to adapt accordingly. In my own case I’m finding it harder and harder to use Google (or any search engine) to find my own archived work, even if there are links to it.

Building the greatest artificial intelligence lab on Earth

Mind Hacks

The Guardian has an article on technologist Ray Kurzeil’s move to Google that also serves to review how the search company is building an artificial intelligence super lab. News Theory

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Living Ends

Doc Searls

Google News ‘ latest, from Fox, says he’s being rushed to the hospital. Here’s the latest Google search, as of 3:42pm Pacific: A snapshot in time, already changed. FWIW, the KNX item came up the first time I searched, but not this time.

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Easy reading is damn hard writing

Dave Snowden

I am told that a search on Leader's Framework for Decision Making may find a copy but I have no means of telling if those are legal or not. One of the questions I frequently get asked after a conference or meeting is What should I read next?

Can we have some first sources, please?

Doc Searls

The FCC has a pile of search tools , including an advanced one that allows searching for exact phrases. But when I search phrases quoted by those article’s authors, nothing comes up. Tags: Blogging Journalism News problems

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