Monthly Archives: May 2011

Case study: Afterdawn.com (Finland)

The name of the publication and / or company

Afterdawn.com

Established (year)

2003 (registered 25.06.2003)

Web address

www.afterdawn.com

A form of the organization

A joint stock company (osakeyhtiö).

Short description of the site or business

AfterDawn Oy is a privately owned web publisher, located in Oulu, Finland. Company publishes its AfterDawn.com -branded tech information sites in six languages. The Afterdawn sites offer tech news, software downloads, reviews and guides.

From the website:

“We aim to cater all the information, product reviews and technical details for users seeking information about mobile phones, high-definition television, gaming console technology and digital multimedia. Simply put, when people are making purchase decisions on high-end products within our niche, they should be able to find unbiased information from our sites to influence their decision.”

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Block by Block: Rebuilding the local news ecosystem one community at a time

Block by Block is a network for online pioneers who are creating sustainable models to provide community, neighborhood and local niche news. With support from The Patterson Foundation, Block by Block is working with publishers and editors of independent local start ups, both for-profit and nonprofit. We want to help them share what they are learning and what they are struggling with, and to provide resources such as community management, training, mentoring and networking.

Block by Block: Rebuilding the local news ecosystem one community at a time

The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. What kinds of digitally based journalism in the U.S. is the commercial market likely to support, and how? Report focuses on news organizations that do original journalism, defined for our purposes as independent fact-finding undertaken for the benefit of communities of citizens. We also look into media companies that aggregate content and generate traffic in the process. We confine our report mostly to for-profit news enterprises.

CJR: The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism