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Ruby Sinreich: We Need Journalism — and Blogs

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Ruby Sinreich, a well know blogger, is founder of the progressive local politics blog in her hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She understands the limitations of mainstream journalism and thinks blogs can add to what traditional journalism lacks — but she still wants paid journalists to be around. Here are some key quotes from the [...]

Will Bunch Sees Different, Bright Journalism Future

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Will Bunch, Philadelphia Daily News columnist, has been on a two-year journey to figure out the fate of journalism. At first it was out of self-preservation, but now he has come to see the future of journalism — and he is very optimistic. Here are key quotes from the video:
For any metropolitan newspaper to survive, [...]

Want Science News? Start Your Own Publication

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

I have been running a series of videos on the future of journalism. At ConvergeSouth 2007 I did an interview with Anton Zuiker of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina, home of the world renown Research Triangle Park. Zuiker says as local newspapers are less inclined to support their medical and science writers “there [...]

How to Do Affiliate Marketing

Friday, October 19th, 2007

I am at ConvergeSouth 07, sitting in on a session of how to make money with Affiliated Marketing at your blog. Not an area I pay a lot of attention to, but if you want to make a buck with your blog, Sam Harrelson has put this presentation at his site.  

Listening to Jason Calacanis at ConvergeSouth 07

Friday, October 19th, 2007

 I am at ConvergeSouth 07 listening to Jason McCabe Calacanis talking with moderator Ed Cone. First he told how he made $30 million selling his Weblogs, Inc to AOL. Now he is talking about Mahalo, his new search  engine, in which he says we are handwriting the top 25,000 searches and are much better than Google. [...]