Category Archives: newsbox

Hey, you! Yes, you. I need to see you in my Newspaper.

Everything is lost. Newspapers are doomed. You’ve read it on the Internet. You’ve heard it on the TV. You can even read it in the papers (for the moment). If you weren’t listening carefully, you might even say you’d heard … Continue reading

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My Liveblogged Year, Part One

As a medium, liveblogging is still only a shadow of what it could be. But even still, the faint sketched in lines are becoming clear. And, as usually happens with an internet technology, I think the real impact of liveblogging will be felt in places the inventors didn’t expect. Continue reading

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The Future of Newspapers

(This article recaps and expands on my discussion on Newstalk’s The Right Hook) Newspapers around the world are shrinking. In fact, with a few niche exceptions like the Economist, all print media are having troubles. The culprit, as usual, is … Continue reading

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Ireland’s News Search Engine

Inspired by the Chipwrapper website, I’ve built a custom Google search engine which searchs though the websites of all the Irish news sources I can find online. So far, I have the Times (paywall blocks reading most of the stories … Continue reading

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