Category Archives: Citizen Journalism

Oil giant demands disclosure of private emails

English: Chevron Corporation headquarters in S...

Chevron Corporation headquarters in San Ramon, California. (Photo: Wikipedia)

EFF and ERI fight to quash ‘speech-chilling’ subpoenas from Chevron

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and EarthRights International (ERI) have requested judges in California and New York to quash subpoenas issued by Chevron Corporation to three email providers demanding identifying information about the users of more than 100 email accounts. Continue reading


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Filed under Citizen Journalism, Document archiving & retrieval, Document Management, Email management, GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance), Information Governance, Information Management, Legal

Content Warning: Blogspot blog content goes viral

Egypt: Gizeh

Image by Brooklyn Museum via Flickr

According to the blog host company: “The blog that you are about to view may contain content only suitable for adults. In general, Google does not review nor do we endorse the content of this or any blog. For more information about our content policies, please visit the Blogger Terms of Service.”

The content can be read here

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Canuck citzens’ journalism CMS goes mobile

A poster wrote with "Evolving Citizen Jou...

Citizen's journalism on the move

Filemobile launches citizen journalism functionality into Media Factory


ECM Plus +++ Canadian software vendor Filemobile has just debuted a series of producer-friendly features to its user-generated content management platform Media Factory 3.0.

According to Filemobile, the new citizen journalism features are designed to streamline workflow, navigation and management. The new enhancements offer integration with automated broadcast systems, enabling upload and broadcast of user-generated content from any digital format. Continue reading

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Filed under Citizen Journalism, Mobile Apps, Mobile Content, UGC - User-generated content, Vendor News

Power to the people: Firm urges delegation of content creation via WCM

Does Your Website Need a Web Content Managemen...

Web content management choices

Today’s web content management systems must encourage and empower site owners to delegate content creation and management responsibilities

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ For years, the creation and management of web content fell under the auspices of one or two individuals within an organization. They may have been marketing managers, IT managers, or the once-ubiquitous “webmasters”. The advent of web content management systems (WCMS) changed all of that years ago, but many companies and organizations still rely on a disproportionately small number of staff to keep their website content moving. Continue reading

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Filed under Citizen Journalism, CMS, Collaboration, Content Creation, Content Curation, Content management system (CMS), Enterprise Content Management, Social Content Management, UGC - User-generated content, Vendor News, WCM, Web Content Management, Web publishing management, Web publishing management

Digital asset firesale as Autonomy mops up at Iron Mountain

Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch

Autonomy’s moves into the cloud platform to expand to 25 petabytes of customer data under management


ECM Plus +++ Autonomy has just acquired selected key assets of Iron Mountain’s digital division including archiving, eDiscovery and online backup.

In a digital asset firesale that observers see as a stratgic move into the cloud for Autonomy, this means access to Autonomy’s technology for information governance in secure, private clouds in data centres. Continue reading

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Filed under Analytics & Metrics, Archive management, Asset management, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Process Management, Citizen Journalism, Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Governance, Desktop Virtualization, eDiscovery, Enterprise Cloud, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Search, Industry News, Information Governance, Information Management, Private Cloud, Records & Information Management (RIM), Regulatory Compliance, Virtualization

QUIGLEY DONE TALKING: Content is king, but will ‘New Content’ be free?

'Quigley Done Talking'®
In this, the first in a new weekly series, Paul Quigley discusses where publishing and content is headed, why, where and what the upshot of the new content paradigms will be.

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Filed under 4G, Blogroll, Citizen Journalism, Content Creation, e-Publishing, e-Reader, Social Content Management

NAB SHOW: Silver screen moguls mashed by fleet foxes of user generated content

Digital rebels mashing up content in low-budget movie-making

NAB Show to host Super Session on next-generation film-making

ECM Plus +++ NAB 2011 will this year be featuring a new theme of ‘Digital Rebels: The New Generation of Filmmakers and Storytellers’, a Super Session looking at the latest innovations in what they call ‘daring film productions’ and digital techniques they use.

Moderated by Adobe’s senior VP and GM John Loiacono, the session will take place on Tuesday, April 12 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Continue reading

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