December 2009: ValueNotes made a presentation – Editorial Outsourcing: Where is the newspaper industry heading? – at WAN India in Hyderabad. The session highlighted:
Different types of content outsourcing
Challenges in sourcing content
The way content has “changed” in past few decades
The way this will bring about changes in content sourcing
Due to changes in the ways the content will be sourced, identifying sources for content is critical. The presentation looks at the content value chain and the ease of outsource-ability with different types of sources. It goes on to show how sourcing content can be a solution to shrinking newsrooms.