January 15, 2010, 2 Comments

    Much has been made of the emergence of Twitter in the last few years as a bona fide, if flawed, source and distribution channel for news – urgent, [...]

The Journalist-Organizer of the Future

December 18, 2009, 2 Comments

Journalists, as we have known them, are becoming obsolete. It’s not just that many reporters and editors at mainstream publications, doomed by ...

The Value of News: A Lesson from Nepal

December 4, 2009, 2 Comments

The Big Question in American media circles these days is: How will we pay for quality journalism. It’s become clear that the old models for viab ...

Media Goes to School

November 27, 2009, 1 Comment

I recently went back to school – specifically, to the Williamsburg College Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y. I was there to check out the News L ...

  • The Brave New Information Ecosystem
    November 18, 2009, 2 Comments

    As the news profession increasingly (and justifiably) frets about its future, the blogosphere/Tweetdom/listserve conversation typically boils down to this question: How will we save newspapers? (Often, more specifically, it’s How [... ...