Forbes | The Future of Digital Journalism is Transactions ::’Called out Comments’ is a neat idea::


This all became much clearer to me last week as we released a new FORBES article page — a template for authoritative news in this unfolding era of social journalism, which is in large part transaction-based journalism. Our new page puts the journalist — or the topic-specific expert — at the very center of a community of followers who respect that person’s knowledge or world view. Among many features, we created a new social layer directly beneath every post’s headline that highlights Called Out comments, the direct transactions between our authors and their individual readers.

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