Washington Post website redesigned as a wiki?

A Japan-based design firm has redesigned the Post in the wiki style. Interesting. Reminds me of a stripped down version of the current New York Times website. <Via Martin Stabe>

Wikis, Indexes, Context, and the News

Amy Graham from the Poynter Institute writes about how wikis might be used by the news media: “They could play a valuable role not just in supplying engagement and context, but in helping communities and news pros collaborate to create a less fragmented view of what’s happening, what came before, what might come next, and how it all matters and interrelates.” <Via Cybersoc>

European papers optimistic on future — with web’s help

Europeans seem a bit more optimistic about the future of newspapers than their American counterparts. I’m still waiting for the day someone really smart buys a local U.S. paper and reinvents it online. <Via Techdirt>

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Todd Zeigler
Todd Zeigler serves as the Brick Factory’s chief strategist and oversees the operations of the firm. In his sixteen year career in digital, he has planned and implemented campaigns for clients including the Pickens Plan, International Youth Foundation, Panthera, Edison Electric Institute, and the American Chemistry Council. Todd develops ambitious online advocacy programs, manages crises, implements online marketing strategies, and develops custom applications and software. He is bad at golf though.