Category: Journalism

  • WikiNews to chat with bloggers

    Jimmy Wales is inviting bloggers to

  • Annotating the Winer/Trippi podcast

    Over at Civilities, Jon Garfunkel has done provided us all a useful service by partly transcribing and commenting on the recent Dave Winer interview of Joe Trippi that deals with Zephyr Teachout’s take on the Dean campaign’s hiring of Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsas as consultants (Dissecting the Most Important Podcast Interview to Date). Disclosure: […]

  • Ten important ideas about blogging (and legacy media)

    How to Save the World delivers another trenchant run-down on the state of blogging and the media as a whole.

  • Does blogging need an ethics committee?

    Quoting from Blog Ethics Committee, Blog Publishers Association, and the evil Word of Mouth Marketing folks – The Jason Calacanis Weblog – :  Nick Denton put up a pleasantly surprising post today, complimenting me for being a “volunteer watchdog” for blog ethics. He proposes Jeff Jarvis and I start a blog ethics committee […]

  • Blogging the vote count / election fraud story

    in Freeing the facts, California Insider Dan Weintraub writes: This NY Times piece on the role of blogs in fanning, and then debunking, stories of fraud in the presidential vote carries at least a mildly handwringing tone, as if somehow this turn of events was unfortunate. I disagree.

  • Blogs no threat to mainstream media (CBS news)

    With apologies to Truman Capote, CBS News writer Eric Engberg says blogging during the election was typing, not journalism: The public is now assaulted by news and pretend-news from many directions, thanks to the now infamous “information superhighway.” But the ability to transmit words, we learned during the Citizens Band radio fad of the 70’s, […]