Local newspapers are an essential part of the welfare of every community. The internet has challenged that and many local newspapers have struggled to survive with all the changes that have affected advertising and readers’ habits.
In a recent article by The Economist there is an in depth research on the new trend to recuperate the life of the local newspapers. These are some apps that will help local newspapers in this new endeavour:
So, now, when you are live blogging and covering a live event, you may want to embed a Tweet and show it nicely with this functionality. Then only thing you have to do is to paste the specific url of the tweet, and Dilmot App will pick it up and embed it in the Twitter embed format.
In Twitter, select “Copy link to Tweet”, then you have to copy paste the given url like this:
We are launching a new feature that our clients have been requesting: Liveblogging
Dilmot offers a live Q&A platform, and the way to publish “live posts” is to use the Comment functionality. We have improved it so that it is much faster to use: the form box is open and you can publish a comment just by pressing enter.
Use Dilmot as a liveblogging tool
We also give the option to enter new lines in the text, using many options: the most traditional alt+enter, and two other alternatives: shift+enter and ctrl+enter.
In the following example, you can see how a newspaper is using this feature to discuss about football news. The design shown can be easily customized.