Twinkle Twinkle Twitter Star

J. Paul Vance (AP Photo)The opening segment of CBS’s “60 Minutes” looked at the tragedy in Newtown and noted the fact that early reports, spread initially through social channels and eventually via mainstream media, were false. No, the killer’s mother didn’t teach at Sandy Hook elementary school, and no, it wasn’t Ryan Lanza, but his…… Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Twitter Star

It Works Both Ways

Columbia UniversityYesterday, I made my way over to the Morningside Heights campus of Columbia University for ReadWriteWeb’s inaugural 2Way Summit. ReadWriteWeb, IMHO, ranks right up there with TechCrunch, GigaOm, Mashable, TheNextWeb, BusinessInsider/SAI and AllThingsD as among the most influential sites from which one can glean the freshest take on the evolving digital landscape.The first day’s…… Continue reading It Works Both Ways

Newsing the Web

We’re in the midst of another one of those mindboggling weeks in New York City for anyone toiling in the PR, marketing, media, and digital arenas. So much to see. So much to do. FourSquare check-ins are swarming. It’s Internet Week!Of course, working stiffs need to be judicious about the events they choose to attend.…… Continue reading Newsing the Web

Friday’s Video Views

Angry Birds Come to LifePlease forgive me, but I’ve never played Angry Birds. (Is there a Blackberry app for it?) For the many obsessed fans of Rovio’s most addictive app, here’s a real-life APParition. (via Mashable) PropagandaOur so-called friends (and recent Columbia University Journalism award winners) at Al Jazeera report that the U.S. is developing…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views