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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 16 August, 2012, 3:57pm
UPDATED : Friday, 31 August, 2012, 9:29am

DJR Digest: The New York Times' new CEO, and Why Living in the Moment Is Impossible

The appointment of The New York Times' new CEO is raising many journalists' eyebrows.

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Ivan Zhai is the Social Media Editor at the South China Morning Post. Prior to his current position, Ivan spent 10 years working for the Guangzhou-based 21st Century World Herald and in the Post's Guangzhou bureau, covering Chinese politics, macroeconomics and online communities. In 2008, Ivan won an Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship. He shares his findings and thoughts on digital media, cognitive neuroscience and China on Twitter and Chinese microblogs as @ivanzhai.
 

The appointment of The New York Times' new CEO is raising many journalists' eyebrows. One of few common views they have made, as all three selected articles show below, is that the NYT is likely to pay more attention to video production. But it's still just a guess.

What do you think?

 

#SocialMedia
-- Facebook and Twitter-Killers No More? link
-- The World's Most Active Twitter Cities, link

 

#NewNewsroom
-- Is Mark Thompson what the NYT really needs right now? link
-- NYT’s choice of Mark Thompson as CEO signals changes ahead for company, link
-- Analysis: NYTimes' new CEO must grow sales, skirt internal strife, link
-- Forget display ads: Technically Media’s events-based business model is working, link

 

#Tools/Guides/Resources
-- Tool of the week for journalists: Cowbird, for unedited storytelling, link
-- Klout Takes Huge Step Toward Transparency, Real-World Metrics, link

 

#DigitalChina
-- 54% Chinese netizen buying behavior influenced by friends, link
-- Exclusive: China’s online Olympics audience breaks records, link

 

#Sparkle
-- Why Living in the Moment Is Impossible, link

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