US: Los Angeles Times converges

US: Los Angeles Times converges: ”Online content producers at The Los Angeles Times will be moving to ‘regular newsroom departments’ such as national, foreign, or business, reports Frank Barnako of Market Watch in his newsletter. Additionally, Joel Sapell, executive editor/interactive at the paper, announced that the paper’s online department will be putting a focus on delivering more to the reader: ‘We need to create a different kind of online news operation, one that recognises the changing expectations of readers who consume news on the Internet.’ To achieve these aims, web reporters will have to: ‘think creatively every day about the extras we can give online visitors so they can stick around our site longer.’Source: Market Watch ‘”

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Bloggies: Sixth Annual Weblog Awards

Bloggies >> Sixth Annual Weblog Awards: ”It’s now the sixth year of the world’s most established weblog awards, the Bloggies™. Personal Web publishing never stops growing, and that means this year the public will have more contenders than ever to select from when choosing the year’s best weblogs. 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 have their champions; now it’s time for you to do your part for 2006. Read on.”