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New York Times Reinforces Inane Debate Questions

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Last night I expressed my distain for the ABC News questions aimed at Democratic Party presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, including my favorite: Why doesn’t Obama wear an American flag lapel pin?
It took about an hour before the first real policy question was asked, then the debate took on some semblance of high [...]

ABC Conducts Worst Debate, It’s Embarrassing

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

I got so angry watching the smarmy questions being asked by moderators Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos of  both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama that after listening to just 20 minutes I fired off an email to ABC News. Here is the response and the reason I will make my complaint public at I want to be sure [...]

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?

Bill Clinton Didn’t Punch Barack Obama in the Face

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Last night hundreds of Georgians packed into a gym on the campus of Kennesaw State University, where I teach, to hear former President Bill Clinton give a stump speech for his wife Hillary. The man can speechify. He came in hoarse so I was thinking he will talk for just a few minutes and then hit the road. No, [...]

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 [...]