From our friends at Naked Media and Scribe Media, tune in at Noon ET April 14 (tomorrow) for a live interview with online publishing visionary Larry Kramer. Larry is an old friend and participant in We Media programs. He’s best known as founder of CBS.Marketwatch. More recently he’s been an advisor to a variety of […]
A Facebook campaign has been launched to hold Iran responsible for the death of Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, a 29-year old Iranian blogger who died March 18 in an Iranian prison. In December, he was sentenced to two and half years in prison for insulting religious leaders and engaging in propaganda. More from Global Voices […]
A new web site called ExecTweet collects Twitter posts from assorted business executives. The site got extraordinary attention on launch this week – here are stories in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and many others. Why so much interest? Twitter watchers, admirers and detractors have been a-twitter for months debating if/when/how the […]
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Most Americans believe small business, science and tech leaders will lead the U.S. to a better future – not the news media, government or large corporations Note: This week we’re holding our fifth annual We Media conference in Miami. Along with our research and other projects at iFOCOS, the We Media conferences, awards and community […]
More from the “why don’t they love us more” campaign: Jill Abramson, managing editor of The New York Times, appearing on U.S. cable channel MSNBC this week (to promote sales of a new book about the Obama campaign): “It bothers me … to give away this journalism that I more than anyone see immense value […]
We’re wrapping up work on the valuable content participants will receive at We Media Miami, Feb. 24-26, including a portfolio of case studies, thinking papers and new venture profiles. We’re expecting a great crowd – and if you’ve been thinking about coming but still haven’t registered, hurry! Time is running out. Click here to register […]
The platitudes replay and recycle like a broken record: news is a conversation, it’s networked, it’s all about the crowd, we’ve got to preserve the values, the traditions, the jobs, and above all we need to discover and exploit the fucking hell out of whatever “the” business model turns out to be.
President Obama has pledged to run a more open, participatory and collaborative government, and coming off a political campaign powered by unprecedented digital organizing, we have every reason to take him at his word. The relaunch of the White House web site minutes after he became president on Jan. 20 was more than symbolic. It […]
Today we’re announcing two new programs to support innovation and social entrepreneurship with media – and to help incubate the next generation of game changers and world changers. Here’s how: 1. The We Media Pitch It Challenge. We’re offering two visionaries up to $25,000 each in seed funding to help turn their bold ideas into […]