Last week, TorrentFreak ran an interesting pair of posts offering opposing views on an issue that has become increasingly important with the rise of the copyright trolls: whether a person who runs an ...
Since the July 19th indictment of Aaron Swartz for surreptitiously whooshing nearly five million JSTOR documents onto a laptop concealed in an MIT network closet, there's been a lot of codswallop writ...
4G + Data Caps = Magic Beans. Home. By Michael Weinberg on August 3, 2011 - 10:50am. This Public Knowledge whitepaper on data caps is available as a PDF. A special note to all the unpaid family tech s...
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Pretty much everything Mike Masnick writes is great, but this one is particularly good and thought-provoking. Well worth a read if you are still wondering how content-creators will succeed in the the new digital world.
1. Be the first people hear about something from 2. Explain how something works or what something means particularly well 3. Put things in a helpful context, like a historical context or a particular perspective that's valuable to read about 4. Synthesize other people's perspectives on something well 5. Be funny. 6. Point out how information can be used by readers in their own lives.
I think online news should always strive to add at least one of those types of value. I think it too often fails to do so. What other types of value do you think can be added when writing about tech news?
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