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Making Sense of the Hyperlocal Landscape

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sterne

New media guru Jeff Jarvis calls it the 'Holy Grail.' Michael Gluckstadt's Fast Company feature questioned its '$100 Billion Potential.' So what does ...

Jeff Jarvis Prostate Cancer "Cured": Doctor

Buzz Machine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My surgeon called with the results of the pathology report on my prostate cancer. "It's all good news," he said. The cancer was contained to the prost...

Jeff Jarvis: I Have Prostate Cancer

Buzz Machine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I have cancer, prostate cancer. When the doctor told me, he said that if you're going to get it, this is the one to get. It made feel as if I'd jus...

Jeff Jarvis is a-Twitter

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

It's my experience that journalists who routinely call PR people flacks are themselves hacks.

The New Media Epiphany

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

Two years ago, I had a personal epiphany at the Personal Democracy Forum: New media could change everything... From communications to politics to culture. At PDF '09: more revelations.

Identifying the Elusive Influencer

Auren Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Hoffman

One wouldn't think of a personal assistant as being an influencer but Reggie Love talks to the most powerful person in the world twenty times a day -- he is Obama's personal assistant.

TwitNotes from #PDF09

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Kuhn

Over 1,000 people descended upon the annual Personal Democracy Forum earlier this week. Here are some of my notes -- taken on Twitter, of course -- from the two day conference.

Reports of the Death of Advertising Are Exaggerated

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Newspapers, TV and advertising aren't dying. There may be a few deaths in the family, but the distinguished line of TV, print and advertising inheritors can look forward to a continued life of citizenship.

Journalism versus the Zombies

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Dailing

The dead rising from their graves to consume the living and overrun the earth, like so many other new trend stories, first broke on Twitter. In its e...

The Debate Over Online News: It's the Consumer, Stupid

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

For me, the key question is whether those of us working in the media embrace and adapt to the radical changes brought about by the Internet or pretend that we can somehow hop into a journalistic Way Back Machine and return to a past that no longer exists.

My Mother, the Future of Journalism

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

The problem with online journalism is that the parts are weaker than the aspirational whole. Handouts, hobbyists and hired guns can fill short-term voids, but the dilemma of modern journalism, in the long run, remains.

How to Become a "Death of Newspapers" Blogger

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Dailing

The more you self-reference, pick feuds and talk about the failure of TimesSelect, the better you're doing. If you make it sound like you're the one who figured out newspapers are dying, you win.

(Not) Newmark's Law -- the "Culture of Participation" and "Consent of the Governed"

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

Anyone who runs anything, that is, any governing entity, should normally operate in the "culture of participation" mode.

The Zell Smell

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

Sam Zell doesn't understand his employees or his consumers. He thinks they are like he is -- dumb, self-interested, and greedy. And they're not.

Charlie Beckett Adds His Voice to the New Media Debate

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Kuhn

I am suggesting that new media can be an adrenaline boost, a shot in the arm to journalists, and can be a way to create a more "powerful" media.

Winning -- and Running -- the Presidency as a Participatory Democracy

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

As more of us get Net access, we're getting the tools for the kind of representative democracy the Founders envisioned. Whoever wins the presidency will be faced with an electorate that is genuinely empowered.

Associated Press vs. Bloggers: Fair Use Fight Escalates

Wired | John C Abell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The AP probably had no idea it would create such a firestorm in the blogging community by telling the (aptly named) Drudge Retort to remove seven head...