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Acquia, the commercial company founded by Drupal ( news , site ) project lead Dries Buytaert, and Phase2 Technology have joined forces around the OpenPublish ( news , site ) content publishing platform. OpenPublish combines the open source Drupal Web CMS framework with OpenCalais ( news , site ), a free semantic web metadata service provided by Thomson Reuters. Introducing OpenPublish A relatively recent arrival in the Drupal derivatives scene, OpenPublish is a Drupal distribution tailored for the needs of modern online publishers. The project has been developed by Phase2 Technology with the support of Thomson Reuters. The idea was to put together a Drupal build which could combine Drupal's extensible content management platform with Drupal's strong social publishing capabilities, and mix in the semantic web technologies from the OpenCalais project.
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WNYC’S The Brian Lehrer Show uses a drop-box form where listeners can add their stories to the online, local economy report, Your Uncommon Economic Indicators . It allows people to send us signs of the recession as soon as they spot them. They can upload a photo, enter text, share a video or call in a report. If the user provides a location, their information is entered into a dynamic Story Map . Most visitors spend up to 5 minutes on average browsing the map, story archive and photos on display. Keep it Simple
Wall Streeters may now have cause to be more confident about stock valuations than at any time in the last two years. That's a result of continually improving economic data, a consensus forecast by analysts for 30% higher earnings for the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index in 2010, expectations of lower unemployment, and the prospect of continued low inflation and interest rates. On Mar. 23, the S&P 500 index closed above 1,170 for the first time in 18 months, putting the broad market at 15 times the consensus earnings forecast of $78 a share for 2010.
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Jul 13 2009 The content management system you choose can really make a huge difference in how much time you (or your clients) spend keeping a site updated and maintained. There’s a huge variety out there—some estimates put the number at around 1700 different options. Some are great…some, not so much. Below are ten useful guidelines to consider when choosing a CMS , followed by rundowns on ten great CMS options available and how they stack up based on the guidelines. Ten Simple Guidelines for Choosing the Perfect CMS
Traditional marketing has taken a beating in the distressed economy, but many book publishers are relying on social media efforts to reach new, targeted audiences. While some publishers are unsure about the impact of social networking on book sales—and whether any time or monetary investment is worthwhile—other publishers who are actively engaging in social networking and building online communities around content and authors believe its impact is significant. There may be nearly as many solutions for managing online social networks as there are publishers trying them, but a few major themes are apparent: Successful online efforts require facilitation, engaging tools and, above all, knowing your audience.
With the news industry struggling to find new revenue streams that can reshape their broken business model, 2010 will be defined by experiments in news media monetization. This will also include content that is guided more than ever by the audience and ad revenue. This coming year we will also see the results of news organizations putting pay walls up, as well as new experimental models like accepting Web donations from readers — some of which may prove to be successful. Below are eight emerging news media business trends to look for in 2010.
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