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Archive for August, 2004 Understands and Uses Blog Power

Sunday, August 22nd, 2004 understands the power of blogs and uses them well from setting up online “Critical Conversations” on topics like this one: Classical Music Critics on the Future of Music: A 10-Day AJ Topic Blog (July 28-August 7, 2004) to having more than a dozen critics write blogs covering everything from music to architecture. [...]

New York City to Become Wireless

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

The BBC reports that all of New York City will become wireless. It sounds good except to those people worried about possible health effects. Of course, the wirelss experience will not be new to many New Yorkers, because as the story says:
There is already one patch of midtown Manhattan that provides an ideal glimpse of [...]

Understanding Consumer-Generated Media’s Impact

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

There is an interesting Media Daily News story centered on Peter Blackshaw, Intelliseek chief marketing officer, who says thanks to the high value consumers have on consumer-to-consumer information, Consumer Generated Media, such as blogs, have high impact and are more measureable than simple word of mouth.
To see Consumer Generated Media at work go to [...]

Public Editor: Let’s Turn to Issues in this Election Season

Friday, August 20th, 2004

Mike King, public editor at the Atlanta Journal Constitution, says it is time to start cutting the presidential election stories dealing with polling, campaign advertising, and stump speeches. Instead he writes:
Let’s take a page of the newspaper, every other day or so, and tack our own course away from the campaign trail. Let’s write a [...]

Blogging in the K-12 Classrooms

Friday, August 20th, 2004

Thursday New York Times story highlights blogging in the classroom, centering on K-12 classrooms.