Mindy McAdams on Aggregation, Curation

About two months ago, I had to explain the concept and use of aggregation in online journalism to a group of journalists (mostly editors) in Vietnam. I found most of my material in this blog post by Steve Buttry — and in fact, much of what you need to know is in his headline: Link, attribute, add value. To aggregate is to bring things together in one place, to gather a number of different items, to create a collection.

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