Big news to break today: I’ve joined Digital First Media’s Thunderdome team as Senior Developer. As some of you may be aware of, Digital First Media is the second-largest newspaper chain in the US. Under leadership from the likes of John Paton, Jim Brady, Steve… Continue reading →
This week I’m at Webstock, a lovely conference in New Zealand. I’m doing my best to write little blog posts about the amazing presentations. Please forgive any typos, etc. If you’re here too, come write a haiku at Automattic’s booth. Miranda Mulligan (hey, I know her!)… Continue reading →
Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis. Good rebuttal by Clay Shirky to Dean Starkman’s piece. I’m in the Plan B camp.
Earlier today, I received a request to put together a synthesis of the future of news discussion thus far. As such, I spent an hour or so going through my 600+ journalism links and now present the definitive, canonical reading list, a collection of both… Continue reading →
Google, in collaboration with The New York Times and The Washington Post, dropped a bombshell today in the battle for the future of news: Living Stories. The new project is described as “an experiment in presenting news, one designed specifically for the online environment,” and… Continue reading →
The lunch session at SPJ’s Building a Better Journalist conference today was YAPOTFON, or Yet Another Panel On The Future Of News. Conversation was facilitated by President-elect Hagit Limor (@hlimor). DJ Wilson is the President and General Manager of the KGW Media Group in Portland…. Continue reading →