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Archive for April, 2005

Business Week Blogging Cover Story Is Old News

Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

Someone who knew I was a blogger passed me a hard copy of Business Week with its cover story on blogs. There was not one concept, idea or person in the story that I hadn’t already known about via the blogosphere.

Which, at least in this case, is proof that you don’t have to read the [...]

An Australian e-Opinion Website Worth a Visit

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

It’s interesting to see how other countries are reacting to the same media issues which we are reacting to here in the USA.
I received a Google “news alert” today about the Australian reaction to the Rupert Murdoch speech, which addresses the mainstream media’s reaction to the digital revolution. It directed me to On Line [...]

Two Photos: Max Cleland and Ann Coulter’s Legs

Monday, April 25th, 2005

I am not one to usually quote Drudge, but last week Ann Coulter was complaining about her legs being misrepresented. Here is what Drudge said:
“Why can’t they just photograph conservatives straight?!” blasted this week’s TIME magazine covergirl Ann Coulter.
The bestselling author and controversialist slammed magazine editors for fronting a photo of [...]

Russian Professor Wants More Public Journalism

Saturday, April 23rd, 2005

Dmitry Strovsky, a professor of Journalism History at Ural State University, said the Russian media are not doing a good job of getting the voices of the people into the news, according to a Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty report.
Here is part of the report on what was said at a Radio Free Europe, [...]

Is the Long Tail of Hyperlocal News Long Enough?

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

My students did a great job of running the APME National Credibility Roundtable today on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s coverage of the Intersection of Education and Religion.

The reviews in this public forum were mixed. Some of the approximately 20 paricipants like the paper, a couple hated it. But, as I mentioned during the Roundtable, the criticism [...]