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Sell Your Videos: to Launch Bid4Vid

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

I just got this email from J. D. Lasica’s  
 We thought you’d like to know what’s happening at Our new sister site,,will be launching soon. It’s a way to help video producers get paid for their creative efforts. As a member of the Ourmedia community, registration is streamlined som you’ll be able to [...]

Murdoch’s Sky News Is Widget Happy

Monday, December 10th, 2007

This from about Rupert Murdoch’s Sky News:
In recent weeks Sky has designed Facebook applications, developed a iPhone-friendly mobile interface, called for Second Life citizen journalism volunteers, released a Windows Vista gadget, used social media to experiment with new reporting forms, rolled out technology to enhance online news stories with map-based navigation – and more [...]

Newsroom Lessons from Iraq War Policy

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

I just finished reading Wired magazine’s article by  Noah Shachtman entitled: How Technology Almost Lost the War: In Iraq, the Critical Networks Are Social — Not Electronic.
It might be a stretch, but as I was reading the article I thought what if the words newsrooms or reporters or editors were dropped into some paragraph would the advice then sound [...]

Citizen Journalist Joins Media Circus

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Rudy Giuliani came to Marietta, Georgia yesterday, so I strapped on the camera and headed to the Town Square. A citizen journalist in search of a story. Well, the one I found was similar to what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Steve Visser saw with his story entitled: Giuliani nearly drowned out by rival’s supporters.
 Ron Paul’s supporters [...]

NYTimes: All the News thats Fit to Print, Archive, Digitize…..

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Maybe it’s been around for a while, but I noticed a most telling house ad in The New York Times hard copy today. It reads: All the news that’s fit to print. stream. archive. digitize. e-mail. personalize. broadcast. blog. feed. debate. click. …