Les télés locales en détresse - Télévision. Faute de modèle économique solide, et du fait d'un manque de moyens criant, les télévisions locales peinent à trouver leur place face aux médias concurrents.
Télé Toulouse n’émettra plus. Cette pionnière des chaînes locales a cédé, submergée par des dettes qui ne finissaient pas de se creuser. Sa disparition, particulièrement relayée dans les médias, illustre une crise que traversent depuis des années les télés locales en France. Le CSA en recensait 48 en janvier 2013, plus de deux ans après, une dizaine ont mis la clé sous la porte. Sustainable strategies: Lessons from a year at The Texas Tribune. Those of us who live in Texas inevitably –– and repeatedly –– encounter that persistent, eyeroll-inducing cliché: “Everything’s bigger” here in the Lone Star State.
It was no different in the late summer of 2013, when I began my stint as a Knight Foundation-funded Texas Tribune Fellow. Working as an embedded researcher in Austin, I studied the early success of the Tribune’s business model, searching for best practices and survival strategies that other news nonprofits might follow. Throughout my fellowship year, the most frequent question I encountered was whether the Tribune’s swift financial growth since its 2009 launch was simply another bigger-in-Texas story.
“How possible will it prove for other start-ups to replicate this miracle?” Forbes writer Jeff Bercovici asked when he broke the news about the grant that funded this fellowship. The Evolution of the Texas Tribune’s Business Model. Finding new ways to pay for public-interest journalism is a puzzle much larger than Texas. 16 Ideas for Creative Revenue and Community Engagement in Journalism — The Local News Lab. In early April four major reports were released that address the intersection of local journalism, revenue sustainability and community engagement.
Below are excerpts from the reports, drawing out the key lessons and findings from each. While the focus on a number of these reports is nonprofit journalism, the clear and actionable recommendations included below are relevant to any newsroom. Near You Now. LocaFizz. Dixneufinfo.com. What kinds of local stories drive engagement? The results of an NPR Facebook experiment. Chez Albert, l’info s’insère et se desserre. Il était une fois deux journalistes, Stéphanie Harounyan et Frédéric Legrand, qui tenaient le bureau local de 20 Minutes à Marseille, aimaient leur métier, mais avaient envie d’arrêter de courir après l’actualité, de la subir.
Ils voulaient prendre leur temps, travailler sur des espaces longs, en décalant leur regard pour voir ce qui se cache «dans les angles morts de l’info» . How a French news outlet is geolocating news for apps. Credit: Image by Alexander Kirch, Dreamtime.com French regional daily newspaper and website La Nouvelle République has developed mobile apps that push local news and sport to readers based on their location.
Geolocation technology has been around for some time and is utilised by a number of news outlets, such as BBC News, including in its responsive site which is currently being rolled out on mobile. The publisher of the French title, which covers the west central region of France and includes cities Tours and Poitiers, is an example of a commercial newspaper brand that is customising news for its audiences based on location. The Android and iPhone apps push news about the region, city and hyperlocal area the user of the app is in. How Local Publishers Can Take Advantage of Mobile News Boom. A recent major Pew study of mobile news users offers context that could help community news publishers hone their mobile strategy.
In “The Future of Mobile News,” published earlier this month, the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism offers evidence that news publishers should focus their mobile strategy on the mobile web, rather than downloadable platform-specific “native” apps. This survey was quite large: From June 29-August 8, 2012, Pew surveyed 9,513 U.S. adults. 40 Finalists Emerge in $1 Million African News Innovation Challenge. The initiative is the largest fund for digital journalism experimentation in Africa, and is designed to spur solutions to the business, distribution and workplace challenges that face the media industry.
In all, 513 applicants were carefully screened by a technical review panel that evaluated which projects have the best potential for strengthening and transforming African news media. Projects were also assessed for their potential to be replicated by media elsewhere in Africa, or to be scaled up across the continent, to create wide and sustained impact. “We are thrilled with the broad range of innovation and ideas among the finalists,” says ANIC manager, Justin Arenstein.
Arenstein is a Knight International Journalism Fellow, who leads the initiative as part of a wider digital innovation program with Africa’s largest association of media owners and operators, the African Media Initiative (AMI). Finalists will attend a TechCamp in Zanzibar, in partnership with the Tech@State program. My adventures in Journatic's new media landscape of outsourced hyperlocal news.
HBO's new late-night series The Newsroom is set in the busy backstage of a CNN-like cable news TV show, but had the creators of the premium cable show really wanted to expose the most shocking behind-the-scenes realities of modern journalism, they'd instead have had to cast actor Jeff Daniels as a reporter for a company named Journatic.
Journatic, le journalisme local en maltraitance.