Look Who’s Coming to Miami

(Updated Jan. 19, 2007) Thanks if you’ve already registered – or if not, what are you waiting for? Register here. Here’s a look at who is coming to We Media Miami (subject to change at any time): Randy Abramson, Executive Producer, Discovery Robertson Adams, Communications Associate — Webmaster, Knight Foundation Chris Ahearn, President, Media, Reuters […]

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Whose News Do You Trust?

A novel approach to collaborative filtering launched a couple of weeks ago and is worth a look. NewsTrust is tying to develop a more reliable means of finding the most trustworthy news and information for specific stories – not simply by relying on your hunches and experience with your media, but by relying on the […]

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It’s the product, stupid

Newspapers are failing, and my friend and advisor Alan Webber knows why: the problem isn’t technology, shifting business models, the rise of social networks or all the other excuses newspaper executives like to talk about. The problem is lousy products. From Alan’s Nov. 13, 2006 post: What’s happened, I think, is that newspapers have stopped […]

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Lessons from the Australian Broadcasting Corp.

Dale and I were in Melbourne this week to facilitate an internal conference for the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Internal, yes – but blogged by the ABC and open to further comment here. Our role was to inform, incite and moderate conversations about the future of the ABC, which is Australia’s government-funded public broadcaster. It was […]

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We Media Miami registration is open

Along with setting up iFOCOS – and trust me, there’s lots of paperwork – we’ve been working on plans for the next We Media conference, which is February 8 – 9, 2007, in Miami. We have the beginnings of a program in place, and registration is open. We’ll be adding more details in coming weeks. […]

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iFOCOS soft launches

We’re planning to get an “official” announcement out soon. First, here’s an update for our closest friends and advisors. Thanks if you’ve found us or care about what we’re up to. You’re welcome to share this and link to our new site (which is still a work in progress). Dale and I have left The […]

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We Media – What’s Next?

OK, I’m ending my post-London silence. I’ve been in recovery mode, catching up on sleep, reflecting and thinking a lot about what happened at the We Media Global Forum in London. Richard Dreyfuss spoke there about the power and danger of speed, and about the need for reflection and civil discourse. Response to Richard was […]

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A Call to Action

NOTE: The Wiki for The WeMedia Call to Action is now available. Click here to learn more.Listen to the session: Call to Action | The We Media Global InitiativeModerated by William C. Weiss (Media Center) and Andrew Nachison (Media Center), with Jeff Belk (QUALCOMM), Jean-Marie Colombani (Le Monde), Graeme Ferguson (Vodafone), Scott Heiferman (Meetup), Dr. […]

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Thanks Chad

I shut down our wrap-up party for a few minutes to thank a few of the many, many people who helped us hold the forum. My brain was beyond dead and I forgot to thank. Chad Capellman. Chad produced and ran this web site for us. Chad used to be on our staff. He moved […]

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