At the mobile and tablets session, Sjoberg surprises delegates with the news that Android has over 50% market share in the mobile market
Mobile in developed world is s gamechanger. In the developing world, it's a lifechanger - Sjoberg #ink12
2/3 of the world isn't connected to internet at all. Think about how much the world/information will change as more people go online #ink2
Google built its fortune off people data
Imagine a device that calls 911 when you crash your car, alerts doctors to your medical history, let's you teleconference with specialists...#ink12
Mobile drives 20% of Financial Times' traffic. Nearly 2 million use their web app (works across all devices) #ink12
41% of Financial Times' digital revenue is from content, the rest from advertising. 30% of overall revenue comes from digital #ink12
The Examiner in Aulstrailia built a way for citizens to submit stories and photos directly through news app #ink12
One successful campaign: SMS promotion for free print newspapers. Customers could bring their mobile, get free paper. When the picked up their third one, ad guy called them to sell full subscription
Another app sent texts every time there was a goal in a particular soccer game, which readers paid for
In south Korea, Tesco recreated grocery store shelves in subways (pictures instead of real food). Users could scan items they wanted and get them delivered.
I'd love to visit the winnipeg free press' News Cafe
The cafe hosts over 100 news-related events a year: interviews with guests, etc. etc. etc.
I just discovered a newspaper named after the Scugog river #ink12 #amazing
and it's an independent paper! Go Scugog Standard #ink12
The Winnipeg Free Press takes the prize for WFPtv, and The Abbottsford News wins for "My Ride"
Jason Chiu discussing the various design inspirations for The Globe and Mail including other publications and paintings.
Don't be afraid to learn from others. Borrow, modify and adapt ideas to create new and daring designs says Chiu
Sometimes less is more: consider white space, use black and white purposefully, pay attention to the little details.
One of the most trafficked videos on @globeandmail was shot with an iPhone during the Vancouver hockey riot #ink12
Video is empowering, once you convince reporters to actually do it. But takes a lot of education to get good at it #ink12
Humorous and controversial magazine covers are inspiring some laughs at the Print Design session. It's all about taking risks says Chiu.
Stay away from the obvious and avoid cliches in order to design memorable covers. Illustrations, words, photographs can be very powerful.
clark Gilbert takes the mic
The metaphor should be digital only, not digital first - @clarkgilbert #ink12
Average cost of traditional media story: $250. Average cost of online-only media stories: $10 #ink12
In the world of the web, if you're not the best at what you do, readers are a click away from something better - @clarkgilbert #ink12
User-generated content is important to Deseret News' strategy. OK.com offers reviews of family-friendly (and actually decent) movies. Better written by citizens then journalists, who tend to write for other journalists.
Innovative media orgs: @theatlantic, @forbes, @bostonupdate, @SInow, @Huffingtonpost, @BusinessInsider, @TheBlaze #ink12
Digital media requires digital sellers. Choose your ad staff wisely, integrate with rest of newsroom #ink12
Google for Journalists+ is about to start in Salon B with Andrew Swartz.