Future of Media

Future of Media

On Wednesday, I expect to learn the future of media. The day begins with Media Magazine‘s Future of Media Forum or “It’s Not What it Used to Be.” At The Times Center in NYC, Wired‘s Chris Anderson will take these and other media movers and shakers through their paces: Mark Cuban, Martha Stewart, NPR’s Vivien […]

Blog-o-Rama

Blog-o-Rama

Since the blogosphere is often a giant echo chamber, it’s only polite to give credit where credit is due. So Guy Kawasaki, thank you for tweeting a link to your Truemors post that in turn linked to YabBlog’s (inspiring) face-outing of those behind some of today’s biggest blogs. I thought it would be good weekend […]

Blogging Buddies

Blogging Buddies

As a politically progressive person, I often spend my free time perusing the gamut of like-minded blogs, thought-leading news sites and one especially dominant microblog. In so doing, I’ve gained a better understanding of how news and views gain currency in today’s changed media ecosystem. (In PR, this is probably a very good thing to […]

Run From the Roses

Run From the Roses

For as long as I can remember, PR pros have bemoaned the lack of attention the newspaper-of-record has devoted to their chosen profession. Sure, Stuart periodically reports the obligatory agency acquisition announcement, executive promotion item or PR scandal. But compared to our siblings on the other side of the marketing aisle, public relations coverage in […]

Blogging Cool?

Blogging Cool?

For many of the digital cognoscenti, blogging is so passé. What with Twitter, Seesmic, Qik and countless other tools that tout and tweet, who has time for that once-heralded, longer-form RSS-enabled conjecture? It’s just so outré. But for the rest of America, e.g., those outside of Silicon’s valleys and alleys, the weblog remains very much […]

Scobleizer vs. Micropersuader

Scobleizer vs. Micropersuader

The beauty of the blogosphere lies in the diversity of opinion one can find…with the right search engine, of course. Two widely divergent POVs emerged today on the subject of search, and specifically the revamp of blog search’s big brand name — Technorati. A-list bloggers, the Scobleizer and the Microspersuader, seemed quite at odds on […]

Checked Out, My Dear Watson

Checked Out, My Dear Watson

Was I asleep at the wheel or did one of the industry’s more astute observers of the profession give up his blogging ways? Sure, the Holmes Report website seems up to date, but the site’s proprietor hasn’t shared his acerbic British-American wit for the RSS crowd since the Super Bowl in February. No notice. No […]