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Big Event, Small Coverage, Is There Another Way?

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Playing off my written post about the coverage of the Bill Clinton rally for Hillary at Kennesaw State University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, I decided to put together a little video. Question: How can big media connect better with fragmented audiences via social media? Can they? Should they? Do they want to?

Call for Web Journalism, Citizenship Book Chapters

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I received the following email request:
Garrett Monaghan and Sean Tunney, editors of the forthcoming book, Web Journalism: A New Form of Citizenship? (to be published by Sussex Academic Press) are pleased to invite proposals for additional chapters.
This book will debate the routine claim that the traditional flow of information from media to citizen is being [...]

Digital Divide Alive and Well

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Pew Internet & American Life Project just a released a new survey about Parent and Teenager Internet Use, but the statistic that struck me the most was:
Of parents who live in households earning more than $75,000 a year, 98% report that they use the internet. At the lowest end of the household income spectrum (people who earn $30,000 or [...]