From the monthly archives:

May 2009

This is a just a quick note to congratulate my friend Om Malik and his team at GigaOm for launching a new service called GigaOm Pro -- a for-pay research site that pulls together analysis on industry trends across a number of verticals, including mobile, green technology and so on. I think this is a…

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Chris Brogan isn't -- and as far as I know has never been -- a journalist. He's a new-media marketing consultant and the founder of Podcamp (his bio is here). When I saw that he had written a blog post about what a "new media" company of the future might look like, I confess that…

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Computer-assisted reporting or CAR has been around, well -- ever since there were computers. Even when I was in journalism school (which was longer ago than I care to remember), we learned about databases we could search, etc. But the explosion of Web-based tools and ways of sifting through and sharing data has created something…

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This is an update to a recent post about the Wall Street Journal and its policies on Twitter use by its staff. In that post, I essentially agreed with a post by Jeff Jarvis in which he argued that the WSJ policy "missed the point" of social media in general by trying to lock down…

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Staffers at the Wall Street Journal recently received an updated corporate conduct policy, including sections on how to behave when using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. The response to the new rules of engagement, however, has been far from positive so far, with Jeff Jarvis saying the Journal was guilty of "missing the…

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