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Liveblogging platform ScribbleLive is to open up its syndication marketplace to allow freelancers to get paid for creating content for its clients.
ScribbleLive founder Michael De Monte (pictured) said the syndication marketplace, which will launch next year, will allow individuals who sign up to its freelancers’ plan to make money when they are covering or talking about live events online.
ScribbleLive already has a syndication marketplace for large organisations like Thomson Reuters and they plan to extend this service to other paying subscribers.
Speaking at news:rewired, De Monte said the product would help media organisations to cover breaking news from all over the world.
“You can’t be every place, every time,” he said. “Hopefully there will be a journalist producing that content and it can go into system.”
We round up some of the most innovative contributions to news:rewired, from the permanently out-of-office approach, to video game storytelling, to the location-based social media explosion
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Times assistant editor said paywall alternatives meant “enormously intrusive advertising”, and claims that at a lot of sites “the barrier between journalism and commercial was getting very thin”
On Journalism.co.uk journalist and SEO expert David Amerland writes on the role of search engine optimisation (SEO) in the future of online publishing and paid-for news models.
“Newspapers and those who run them have not understood that online visitors to generalised news sites will pay not for the quality of the news, but for its convenience,” he writes…
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James Fryer, deputy editor of independent arts and entertainment website SoGlos.com, talked at news:rewired about his experiences with launching and running an online news business: