The News and Content Curation Tools Universe Real-Time News Curation, Newsmastering Tools to Aggregate, Filter, Edit, Curate and Distribute Any Type of Content. Real-Time News Curation: NewsMastering and NewsRadars. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation. We are no longer just consumers of content, we have become curators of it too.
In Part 1 of this Guide I have introduced why we really need real-time news curation and what is the basic idea behind it (Part 1 - Real-Time News Curation, Newsmastering And Newsradars - The Complete Guide Part 1: Why We Need It). In Part 2 I want to continue illustrating what "real-time news curation" is all about, and more specifically why it differs from automatic aggregation, and why you really need a human being to do it.
Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples. Part III: Curation Types and Real-World Examples There exists many types of curation, and many ways to interpret what curation really is.
As I have attempted to illustrate in Part II of this guide, in my own view, aggregation is automated and it is not the same as curation. As I wrote, "aggregation is automated, curation is manual". This does not mean that curation does not need or can do altogether away of any form of automated aggregation or social-based filtering. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 4: Process, Key Tasks, Workflow.
I have received a lot of emails from readers asking to illustrate more clearly what the actual typical tasks of a news curator are, and what are the tools that someone would need to use to carry them out.
In Part 4 and 5 of this guide I am looking specifically at both the workflow, the tasks involved as well as at the attributes, qualities and skills that a newsmaster, or real-time news curator should have. 1. Identify NicheIdentify your specific topic-theme. The more specific, the better. The broader your coverage the less relevant it will be to your readers, unless you are already a very popular individual that people trust on a number od different topics. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills. What skills do I need to have if I want to be an effective real-time news curator?
Can I just pick the best headlines and links on my topic of interest or do I need to do know / do more? What makes a great news curator stand out from those who do automatic aggregation or from bloggers who create simple news stories lists? Photo credit: thesuperph In the previous parts of this Guide to Real-Time News Curation I have looked at what are the key problems giving way to the emergence of real-time news curation, at the differences between automatic aggregation and filtering and human-powered manual curation. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe. Real-Time News Curation: Part 6 - The Tools and Technologies In this part of the guide you will find: 1.
A Brief History of News Curation Tools 2. The 15 Basic Traits of a News / Content Curation System. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 7: Business Applications And Trends. Real-Time News Curation: Part 7 - Business Opportunities 1.
Where Is The Money 2. Key Business Drivers.