Jim Flink

by Jim Flink

“The more we venture into the unknown, the higher the risk, the greater the chance of failure. As in science, though, experiments are not really failures if you learn from them.” – Searchlights and Sunglasses:  Field Notes from the Digital Age of Journalism Risk and reward.  Success and failure.  Progress and lethargy. Too often in […] more »

by Jim Flink

This is the second installment of Jim Flink’s coverage of his new multi-platform experiment at the University of Missouri. Check out his opening piece that ran in February on EducationShift. What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the case of multi-platform migration in news, it’s […] more »

by Jim Flink

Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. Struggling to see the strategy, as every news organization adopts similar […] more »