Archive for the ‘bloggers’ category

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April 26, 2008



Sunday Afternoon “Clever” Remix

August 20, 2006


Ask Anyone (Or Why Lauren lost control of her internet content)

August 8, 2006

So I posted some pictures of the WordCamp women and ended up in a discusion which turned ugly.

I’ve been called an idiot. A moron. And other bad stuff. I was expecting that because the post was a bit sexist and obnoxious.

But that’s not why I’m a moron and an idiot.

No, I’m a moron because of my views on copyright, respect, and who ultimately controls content on the net.


Why Om Malik and CNN Don’t Matter (Or The Importance Of The Nigerian Movie Industry)

August 7, 2006

In-between taking pictures of chicks and actually drinking Chartreuse I spent an hour at WordCamp listening to Om Malik talk about blogs and journalism.

Now Om is a smart guy. We talked briefly before he spoke about the current web 2.0 noise and the way to make interesting videocasts. He won’t let me quote him but his observations are spot on.

But maybe one of the many Apple laptops fell on his head before he decided to to talk about blogs and journalism.

Here’s what he said “…if Bloggers are going to be taken seriously as journalists they have to follow the same rules of legwork and research that journalists follow.”

Let’s be real.

That is a load of crap. (more…)

New Media That Matters II (Or How Upside Down Media Works)

August 1, 2006

Sometimes getting things done only requires that you ask.

I’ve gotten tons email from people wanting to volunteer to report on what’s happening on our nations Gulf Coast after Katrina. The two people haven’t been chosen yet.

If you are interested keep the following in mind:


Welcoming New Bloggers Or The Art Of The Tease

July 27, 2006

So one of the best ideas I’ve heard in a long time is something called The Blog Surprise Game.

Here’s how it works:


The New Media Back Up Plan (Or The Importance Of The New York Times Or The Unimportance of Digg)

June 28, 2006

An interesting discussion developed on Fred’s blog a few days ago about new media.

As we move into a niche culture certain things happen.Things get more efficient. It becomes easier to target people.

But something else happens.

The generalist becomes more and more important.