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Archive for June, 2006

14 Steps to Reinvent Journalism at First Monday

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

The official version of my peer reviewed paper Constructing a Framework to Enable an Open Source Reinvention of Journalism is now posted at First Monday, one of the first peered reviewed online journals. It’s where Eric Raymond first published his paradigm changing paper The Cathedral and the Bazaar. So I am feeling pretty good about [...]

New Citizen Journalism Site in India

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

I received a request from India to give a plug for a new Citizen Journalism site in India called Merinews.
It bills itself as ” India’s First Participatory Media Platform.”
In its about section it says:
The backbone of the portal is the editorial team, which ensures that only quality content is reflected on the site. While, [...]

Revisiting Ann Coulter’s Legs And Her Hurt Feelings

Monday, June 12th, 2006

I noticed that Ann Coulter is back in the news with columnists like David Carr and Howard Kurtz trying to figure out what goes inside her brain, body and soul. On one level one must ask, why bother, but I think who she is and who she insults was best captured by [...]

Have Fun with Lots of Web Based Toys

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

I love to find little fun stuff on the Internet and then to share it here. But alas, I might not have to look ever again. Last week at our Blog2Learn workshop one of the teachers in training found Generator Blog, with links to dozens of neat and goofy things. Here is something one [...]

House Defeats Net Neutrality Bill

Friday, June 9th, 2006

The House defeated the Net Neutrality Bill, now the fight goes to the Senate. Here is how sees it.