tl;dr – I’m leaving CUNY and NYC, and starting a new gig with Automattic’s VIP/media services team at the beginning of August. I’ll be mostly in Oregon for at least two months, but plans are TBD after that.
Tech Wizards of the Silicon Forest. Great profiles of what’s being worked on in Portland.
Wednesday night: Delta non-stop flight from JFK to PDX. Michelle got a bulkhead seat, and I an exit row, so she traded the guy sitting next to me. Thursday: few calls in the morning, purchased new running shoes, hour swim at The MAC, delicious lunch at Paragon in the Pearl, haircut with Brenda, drive to […]
The Oregonian to play nice with local bloggers and independent news site. Project to watch.
The FBI successfully thwarts its own Terrorist plot. Glenn Greenwald questions the FBI’s role in Mohamed Osman Mohamud’s foiled terrorism plot in Portland, and the media’s subsequent uncritical coverage.
Arrived a few minutes late to Digital Journalism Camp, organized by Abraham Hyatt, and these are my notes from the first session about news entrepreneurship in Portland. Steve Woodward and Carolyn Duncan, of the Portland Ten, led the session. Steve Woodward of Nozzl Media argues that the drop in newspaper revenue is a metrics problem. […]
Cornelius Swart, Publisher of the Portland Sentinel, talks about the takeaways from this morning’s journalism sessions at BarCamp Portland, introduces the ideas behind the Portland Media Lab, and presents one reason why he’s optimistic for the future of news and journalism in Portland. Learning about the Portland Media Lab on Thursday personally made my day. […]
News of interest in the past week: Costs of WOPR outweigh the benefits – Daily Emerald The Daily Emerald Editorial Board argues that the environmental consequences of the Western Oregon Plan Revisions, a plan to increase logging on “more than 2 million acres of public land” including old-growth, are far more significant than the short […]
Every year, with this being the fourth, I try to get away for at least a weekend and join my friends at Cove Palisades State Park. These are images from grilled pizza night.