The dismantling of the news industry’s landmark architecture occurs throughout the U.S. There is more to this than nostalgia for grand buildings and the indignity of decline. It’s personal.
Unlike typical tech reporting, which dutifully regurgitates the scripted “news” provided by tech companies, The Verge arranged a digital canvas with photos and tweets to show how one of the world’s most influential tech companies views itself and tells its story. An utterly trivial event, staged by a corporate titan in celebration of itself, becomes an instant cultural artifact.
We’re seeking a small group of online publishers to try a new online conversation tool with some novel and intriguing capabilities – including the ability to embed and network conversations (and audiences) across different sites and on Facebook.
The introduction I wrote for our seminal We Media report is soon to be part of the educational lexicon in France. Here’s what I wrote in 2003: “There are three ways to look at how society is informed. The first is that people are gullible and will read, listen to, or watch just about anything. […]
If you live in Washington, DC, and can offer a little bit of your time, sign up and check out the project details. You can go down into the subway to see how long it takes to escape, or assist with mapping data and other text, photo and video tasks. NewsIt won our 2010 PitchIt Challenge, and we’ve been advising the project since then.
Click Here for Live Coverage For all the world-changing of recent weeks you’d think there were more important matters to parse than The New York Times paywall, AOL’s acquisition of The Huffington Post, the new iPad or the latest corporate power play for domination on the Net. Here’s a suggestion: let’s refocus the conversation on […]