Archive for the ‘CNN’ category

The Unimportance Of Robert Scoble (Or A Cool HD Camera Is Not New Media)

September 25, 2006

One of the bad habits people get into is thinking they are doing new media when they are actually doing old media in a different suit.

It happens all the time.

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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.

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WE ARE ALL CNN (Or New Media That Matters)

July 31, 2006

The email I got a few days ago (which I posted on this site) really bothered me. I felt an an intense need to do something but I didn’t know what.

How can we find out the truth?

How can we learn what’s really going on?

So here’s what I decided to do.

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Morning Remix (‘Why Can’t We Be Friends’ Edition)

July 26, 2006

The Yale Journal of Law & Technology has an interesting article on how judges in copyright cases should consider enviromental economics. Really. (PDF)

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An Open Letter To Vaspers The Grate (or Look Ma! No Pictures! No Links!)

July 11, 2006

Vaspers,

No one loves you more than me.

The fact you disagree with my breathing lately doesn’t bother me. It’s the priceĀ I pay for almost always being right.

Let me eexxppaanndd on your problem with my last post.

Grab your notebook and take notes: I’m gonna be mega serious and give you what you paid for.

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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.

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The Angelina Jolie Guide To Running The Modern News Organization (Or Everything That’s Wrong With World News Tonight)

May 16, 2006

 

Putting shows on the internet won't save typical broadcast TV.

Here's why.

Broadcast television (btv) has a history of being long and wide.

The problem is, everyone only wants short and deep.

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