When it comes to wearables, think ‘journalism first, technology second’

Wearables could be the next big disruption in journalism, and Robert Hernandez says the “skyrocketing” rate of adoption means news outlets should be experimenting with wearables. Hernandez compares some of the initial skepticism surrounding devices such as the Apple Watch to initial negative attitudes toward Twitter’s character limit. But Hernandez emphasizes the importance of putting content before devices: “I will use all these tools as a means to share my stories of the community around me.”

+ Mario Garcia: Think of smartwatch content as a mini-edition of your newspaper, and create a distinctive edition that capitalizes on your best content (Poynter)