I’m chairing a roundtable discussion on blogging next week. Anyone can come, so long as they are a paid-for member of Netimperative.
This week I wrote a piece for the Financial Times about social software in the UK/Europe. Somewhere along the line (sub editing and the limitations of print) it was shortened, so at the risk of putting something unedited out there (yes, even in the age of blogging, some of us think peer editing is important), here’s the unedited version. I had a lot to say… : European unions forged online
.. but, as I said in 1999, the media battles of the future (or now even) are between Gates and Murdoch. Handily, I see the Guardian returned to this theme this week: “Gates and Murdoch are going head to head for mastery of the next generation of TV and telecom devices.”
I have a been a big advocate of RSS in the past. But this article (which I have come to late, alas) has an interesting take on how RSS might start to look like a DOS attack. I’m not sure what the answer is, but I’m afraid we are going to have to get used to these issues, or come up with more interesting ways of dealing with them, since
Why on earth is there still no RSS feed from the Media Guardian? Are they afraid of something? Do they think media people don’t ‘get it’ (they may be right actually, but that’s another debate). Or are they worried it might adversely affect their impressions? In fact, perhaps it has something to do with the fact that you have to register for their stories? Could it be that their new
If you look to the right of this page you’ll see ads. One of these ads has been booked by a marketing company to promote the Sharp Aquos LCD TV. But they are pointing to a blog, seemingly made up for the purpose of fooling the reader into thinking this is a real person. To see more, they have to hunt down the actual site, which turns out to be
Glenn Reynolds, a law professor at the University of Tennessee who runs the instapundit US political blog says: “Thanks to the internet, cable news channels and talk radio, media bias is easier to spot and easier for people to bypass. This not only changes views, but prevents the formation of a phoney consensus – what experts call “preference falsification” – resulting from widespread, and unified, media bias. “It’s because of
Everywhere new media appears to be having an effect which the old media doesn’t seem capable of keeping up with. Blogs Send Stocks Into Reverse was a headline today on Reuters, after the markets suddenly realised that “chatter on the Internet speculated that early exit polls had Sen. John Kerry leading the presidential election in key swing states.” As Nick Denton notes: “In an internet era, it’s impossible to maintain
No, not the US election. Vote for me in the Work Foundation Media Awards. I’d like to win the Online Journalist of the Year Award please. Thanks very much. (The money will be arriving shortly, promise).
So notes Joi Ito who points to a graph of showing the number of corporate bloggers. See his blog for the details.