Friday’s Video Views

This week’s edition of “Video Views” features some hype for TechCrunch Disrupt, Marc Andreessen, Mashable’s Ben Parr and Jim Lehrer.

“TechCrunch Disrupt” Debuts Next Week


TechCrunch NY-based co-editor Erick Schonfeld promotes TechCrunch Disrupt (May 24-26), which will present established and emerging players who are “disrupting” the media and technology landscape. The confab is what’s left of the TechCrunch 50, which disintegrated following a split between its founders and boosters Jason Calacanis and Michael Arrington. (via Beet.TV)

Al Jazeera and Facebook Privacy

We all expect Mashable’s Ben Parr to avail himself to MSM to talk about the Facebook privacy controversy, but on Al Jazeera?

Jim Lehrer on Journalism

Jim Lehrer of PBS NewsHour talks journalism (via @politico)

Marc Andreessen Pontificates


Serial entrepreneur Marc Andreessen offers the Stanford audience a rare opportunity to pose open questions. Topics addressed include everything from the state of VC and the stock market, to Facebook’s market dominance, to the rebirth of consumer electronics. In addition, Andreessen offers ground rules for the start-up, including tips on attracting top talent.