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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