Tag Archives: All Things Digital

Matthew Ingram: ‘One person’s curation is another person’s scraping’

Matthew Ingram examines the problems of paid-for aggregation for the Nieman Journalism Lab, using All Things Digital as a specific example.

“Curation has become a popular term in media circles, in the sense of a human editor who filters and selects content, and then packages it and delivers it to readers in some way. Many people (including me) believe that, in an era when information sources are exploding online, aggregation and curation of some kind is about the only service left that people might be willing to pay for.”

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Allthingsdigital: Huff Post edges past Drudge for traffic

Traffic data reports from both comScore and Nielsen Online, says All Things Digital, show that The Huffington Post past The Drudge Report for site traffic in February.

Nielsen Online showed that in February Huff Post’s unique visitors had risen to 3.7 million.

In that same month, the Drudge Report had 3.4 million.