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By Katharine Mieszkowski For media execs looking for a light at the end of the Great Recession tunnel, here's a flicker.
By King Kaufman: The New York Times' hiring of Jennifer Preston as social media editor -- she signed up at Twitter upon getting the job -- reminds me of a phenomenon that I bet has happened at least once at every newspaper in America. I know it's happened at… Read full post »
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By King Kaufman: A week after Cleveland Plain Dealer "reader representative" Ted Diadiun lit up Future of Journalism nerdworld with a video chat in which he referred to the blogosphere as "a bunch of pipsqueaks out there talking about what the real journalists do," we have a sequel.
By Katharine Mieszkowski Columnist Connie Schultz over at the Cleveland Plain Dealer has some company across the pond. As readers of this blog will recall, Schultz has argued that the government should curtail free speech to help save the journalism business model.
Now, European publishers… Read full post »
• I don't think I can make every item a daisy chain like this, but: Here's Dan Froomkin, recently canned by the Washington Post, writing about his new gig at the Huffington Post, here's NYU… Read full post »
By Katharine Mieszkowski There are lots of ways to embarrass yourself on Twitter by revealing too much. See novelist Alice Hoffman's tweets of rage over a bad review. But Jennifer Preston, the new social media editor at the New York Times, is actually taking some heat for saying nothing at all… Read full post »
"Let the CPD and the others attached to the dead and dying model of print newspapers rant on about their self importanc… Read full post »
Launched Wednesday by a team of former journalists from the Seattle Post-Intel… Read full post »
By Katharine Mieszkowski If you can get past the monotone delivery, there are some real zingers in the 15-minute video "chat wrap" with the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Reader Rep Ted Diadiun, in which he defends columnist Connie Schultz's proposal to curtail the First Amendment to save newspap… Read full post »
The problem is, he seems to be conflating journalism with himself.… Read full post »
By Katharine Mieszkowski What kind of lofty media credentials do you need to nab interviews with GE CEO Jack Welch, PBS host Charlie Rose and actor Martin Sheen? None at all if you're Alison van Diggelen, a plucky citizen journalist based in Silicon Valley, whose podcasts about gre… Read full post »
Ipso facto factotum graffiti. Ipso facto factotum graffiti. Ipso facto fa… Read full post »
By Katharine Mieszkowski Salon's Andrew Leonard has an intriguing How the World Works post today about a new Web site called USASpending.gov, which offers a wealth of info about where your tax dollars are actually going.
The feds are actually… Read full post »
By Katharine Mieszkowski As the recession hammers on, and the newspaper industry collapses, add the Washington Post to the crowd of newspapers with truly harebrained schemes about how to boost their bottom lines.
By Katharine Mieszkowski Vanity Fair's Michael Wolff has seen the future of journalism, and it is Politico. That's the upshot of his feature on the politics site, which he characterizes as obsessive, insular, wonky and a must-read inside-the-Beltway.