In a post titled "A quick note on innovation in media" on his blog, Adam Westbrook offers this advice: "The first thing to realise is that the secret is not to come up with a new idea. There is rarely such a thing. Instead, the secret is to look at a space with people, or businesses already established, and see what they’re doing wrong. Then invent something that improves on what they do."
Mario García takes a look at USA Today's new website, which he notes "combines clever design with new ideas for advertising and marketing."
In India, "HT Media's business daily, Mint has completely revamped its website (www.livemint.com) and launched an integrated newsroom that caters to print and digital platforms," reports Biprorshee Das on the afaqs! website.
The Guardian has released its "MediaGuardian 100," an annual list of the most powerful people in media.
The Economist reports on a new monthly literary magazine called the American Reader, which is "aimed at intelligent young people between the ages of 25 and 35," The magazine will have an initial print run of about 8,000 copies and "will be devoted solely to literature and literary criticism," according to the article.
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