Skip to primary content

Archive for January, 2005

Fewer than 40 Ombudsmen Hold Media Accountable

Monday, January 31st, 2005

The American Journalism Review reports there are few than 40 public editors and ombudsmen, “in a nation with 1,500 daily newspapers, three network news operations, three cable news networks and countless radio and TV stations and Web sites…”
The article aims to answer the question:
The relationship between the public and the media is troubled. It seems [...]

Take the Fight for Democracy to Our High Schools

Monday, January 31st, 2005

This from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Connecticut and funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation:
America’s high schools are leaving the First Amendment behind. Educators are not giving high school students an appreciation of free speech and free press, according to the study researchers, who questioned more [...]

Cone: Let’s fit outsiders into the mainstream media

Monday, January 31st, 2005

North Carolina blogger Ed Cone in writing of Harvard University’s Blogging, Journalism, and Credibility conference, says that some people have big ideas for blogging and journalism, but his desire is:
merely remaking the information business and fitting the outside into the inside of the media establishment, but that still seems pretty miraculous to me.
I agree [...]

Computer Tool That’s Like Your Own Mind Scanner

Monday, January 31st, 2005

Now there’s a computer tool that’s like taking a tour through your own mind, and suddenly all those little bits and pieces of information you are storing away in your computer or blog will all come back some day to make you seem down right erudite.
Steven Johnson explains it all in his [...]

How to Earn Money From Your Blog

Sunday, January 30th, 2005

There’s a quick overview article in the Washington Post entitled: How To Make Money off Your Blog. If this were not a nonprofit, I would probably plug into a couple of the possibilities. It all seems rather easy to do.
Editor’s Note: Mike Adkinson, founder of TechLinks magazine, emailed me:
I wonder why paid subscription was [...]