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Curating the News, July 9

Posted on | July 9, 2012 | No Comments

Curating the news

Project Thunderdome: Establishing a digital content operations center.

“It’s not just about dinosaur bones.”

But an apt analogy for the curation of news is dinosaur bones … thousands of them lying around, waiting for someone to pick them up and assemble them into a skeleton that can be understood as one creature.

So it is with news, especially today when consumers are confronted with “a fire hose of information” when they only need a sip from a glass.

That water glass is what curation is all about — capturing the torrent and presenting it in palatable portions.

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