Hype Cycle for Media Industry Publishing, 2006


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The analog-to-digital transformation has hit publishers hard. Changes in consumer behavior, as well as competition from Web-based aggregators that can offer undifferentiated content, have caused turmoil for newspapers, magazines and book publishers.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 What You Need to Know
    • 2.0 The Hype Cycle
    • 3.0 The Priority Matrix
    • 4.0 On the Rise
      • 4.1 Digital Magazines
      • 4.2 Multiplatform Content Delivery
      • 4.3 Video Blogging (Publishers)
      • 4.4 Web 2.0 Distribution
      • 4.5 Podcasting (Publishers)
      • 4.6 Social Communities for News
      • 4.7 Consumer-Generated Media
      • 4.8 Blogging Platforms
      • 4.9 Digital Publication Software
    • 5.0 Sliding Into the Trough
      • 5.1 Metadata Standards
    • 6.0 Appendices
      • 6.1 Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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