Comments on: Doing curation right http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/15/doing-curation-right/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ajw http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/15/doing-curation-right/comment-page-1/#comment-15940 Wed, 16 Jun 2010 21:24:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4279#comment-15940 Your proposal is one of the models Getty Images has experimented with in the stock photography world. No idea how that has worked out for them, but I do know that once you open that door it seems to be inevitable that the $50 to $100 per piece you mention will be driven lower by business pressures.

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By: ottorock http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/15/doing-curation-right/comment-page-1/#comment-15914 Wed, 16 Jun 2010 01:02:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4279#comment-15914 Felix,

Right in many ways. But instead of talking about Forbes my thoughts turn to when you first started here at Reuters. As well as this blog, I believe (and I can’t remember the exact wording or title, but hopefully this description gets close) you were going to be assigned to a new generation of blog-based initiatives at Reuters, being some kind of lead blogger figure to unlock the bright shiny future of blogs at the company. If memory serves further, all the new stuff would start getting rolled out after Labor Day 2009. Did I miss something along the way?

So as regards this perfect curator scenario of yours, with which I agree is a smart looking framework and could easily become a vanguard for blogs, the simple question is:

Why isn’t Reuters doing it?

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