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Huffington Quote Worth Saving: Ferret Out Truth

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Arianna Huffington made plenty of news this past week when she told the world that she was about to take the Huffington Post local to places like Chicago.
Today I came across this quote she made that is worth noting:
“This is one the major problems of old media. The illusion of presenting two sides of a story [...]

Tow Foundation to Give Millions to CUNY, Columbia

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

This from Crain’s New York
The Tow Foundation will give $3 million to the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism and $5 million to the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism are expected to announce [...]

Bill O’Reilly Says I Am a Lunatic

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Bill O’Reilly, the fake news guy who carries Rupert Murdoch’s water at Fox News, called me a lunatic. Indeed, he called all the 3,500 people who attended the Media Reform Conference in Minneapolis lunatics.
As you probably know, Murdoch’s News Corporation owns Fox News and apparently owns O’Reilly too.  Murdoch can bully people in goverment, but [...]

NYTimes: Grim News for Newspapers

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

A New York Times business section story took a particularly grim view of the present state and future prospects of the newspaper industry. Here is just one bitter taste:
In 2007, combined print and online ad revenue fell about 7 percent. In the last six decades, only one other year — 2001, when there was a [...]

See Twitter News Experiment on Super Tuesday

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

A couple of days ago, I blogged about Robert Scoble combining Twitter and livestreamingas a way of involving audience in real time interviews. Afterwards, Shelby Highsmith, aka, the shelbinator , an MTV StreetTeam08 citizen journalist covering the 2008 presidential race, said he will be doing the same on Super Tuesday. You can watch or even join his experiment. I asked [...]