Is the business model behind News Corp.’s The Daily truly sustainable in today’s news industry? This is the most critical question that comes to my mind after learning about The Daily and what drives this “brand new” way to deliver news – both in its content/features, and the device through which it is delivered. I have [...]
This fantastic photo and video montage called Women of the Libyan revolution shows the important presence of women in the revolution of a country where “women’s position in society is inferior to that of men.” The role of women in times of crisis has been well documented since World War I, so perhaps there is nothing [...]
Well, how do you?
It’s easier than you might think. Just leak sensitive documents that insult foreign nations we currently have decent relations with, detail current or recent operational strategies, and the resultant cleanup will absorb enough government employees and private sector consultants to derail a small state’s budget.
It’s called naked transparency, and much like other naked [...]
The junction between media and administration can be found every day at around 1 PM in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing of the White House. It is here where President Obama’s Press Secretary engages reporters in what can only be described as a rhetorical street fight. The place where time [...]
We’ve all heard it a million times. Barack Obama’s internet campaign was revolutionary, entirely responsible for his candidacy and election, and forever changed the way politicians interact with their constituencies. Great. That must have been a wake-up call for McCain and the Republican National Committee, right? I mean, if I had just been handed a decisive [...]
So first, check out the below video about Google Goggles. It’s an incredible feature still in beta, but that has been released for Android phones through Google Labs. (And if not for the content of the video, one of the fellows who narrates the video, a product engineer by the name of Hartmut, has got a [...]
As Sam discussed in his post (below), Facebook recently opened up its network to many other sites, allowing outside content to be fed through users’ news feeds, and allowing users to interact with other sites in the same ways that they interact on Facebook. ReadWriteWeb recently delivered their take on Facebook’s new initiative, saying that “newspapers [...]
I was reading an article on the Washington Post website, and I happened to notice their social networking options at the bottom of the page. I think this picture just about sums up how Google Buzz is doing:
Yep, that’s right. The article that I was reading was shared 361 times on Facebook, tweeted 273 times, and [...]
As our class comes to a close, and thus our blog, I think it’s only fitting we end with the iPad – the shiny new toy on everyone’s minds. We are fortunate to be taking this class when at a time when a device like this has been released, simply because it allows us to examine [...]