Twitter Happy

Twitter Happy

I was over at Converseon today and told the crew that I was considering a post on the time sync that is Twitter (and pretty soon, FriendFeed). I know. I know. Twitter tweets are only 140 characters, so how much of a distraction could it be? A lot. Wasn’t it TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington who today […]

From Arrington to Huffington

From Arrington to Huffington

For as long as I can remember, certain mainstream media outlets had the catalytic power to set the national news agenda. We all know the dead tree outlets of which I speak. Invariably print begat broadcast, and certain print begat everyone else, except perhaps for that no longer reigning, yet still reasonably influential king of […]

Managed Transparency

Managed Transparency

Last week, this blog touched on the recent conversation surrounding “the media interview” in which many of the self-anointed new media pundits portrayed the live media interview as outmoded, if not antithetical to the reporting process. Their vitriol was in part inspired by the popular Fred Vogelstein of Wired who attempted to interview Jason Calacanis […]