Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Curation of News and Online Articles

What is Curation?
Curation is selection and ordering items for display to provide value and satisfaction to the visitor or reader. Curation happens museums, Curation happens in newspapers and magazines. Curation happens also in online space. Website masters do curation and prepare the website. Many online article writers are also into curation when they assemble materials from number of online articles.
On Knol, Knol collections are curated exhibits of knols.

Lisa Ding, community manager of Blogger wrote a post advocating curation as an important activity for bloggers now.
Articles for further reading
Curations and Journalists as Curators
Interesting articles on social curation of news and some of its failures

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