Curating the Web

In an age that threatens information overload, do bloggers, publishers and content writers have a new role as curators of the web?

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  1. What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers? The content curator is the next emerging disruptive role in the content creation and distribution chain. In a world submerged by a flood of information, content curators may provide in the coming months and years a new, tremendously valuable service to anyone looking for quality information online: a personalized, qualified selection of the best and most relevant content and resources on a very specific topic or theme.


    Link:  http://www.masternewmedia.org/content-curation-why-is-the-content-curator-the-key-emerging-online-editorial-role-of-the-future/#ixzz1DBE1oTVI 
  2. The story behind Storify, new real-time curation service

  3. "Twitter has become a way to build an effective and interesting team of personal content curators, who comb the Web for interesting, insightful, valuable and entertaining content"

    Read more: Twitter: Digital Content Curator | Mark Evans Tech

     
    Steve Rosenbaum: "Separating the wheat from the chaff, assigning editorial weight, and -- most importantly - giving folks who don't want to spend their lives looking for an editorial needle in a haystack a high-quality collection of content that is contextual and coherent. It's what we always expected from our media, and now they've got the tools to do it better."


    Read more:  http://www.businessinsider.com/can-curation-save-media-2009-4#ixzz1DB8UwJAz 

  4. Curation seems to be all the rage these days and lots of new tools are popping up and attracting the attention of journalists. Among them is Bundlr, from
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