In terms of journalism, of expression, of voice, of fine reporting and superb writing, of a range of news, thoughts, views, perspectives, and opinions about places, worlds, and phenomena that I wouldn't otherwise have known about, there has never been an experimental moment like this. I'm in awe.
What has become clear to the average citizen who wants to stay current but who's spinning from the onslaught is that we can no longer rely on media to curate and guide the news; we have to do it for ourselves.
I often wonder when listening to radio, why there aren't more talk show hosts in their teens and twenties? Because I am young, I've realized age has become as much a barrier in an industry that's marginally a lot more seasoned.
Whatever happens, we can be dead certain that he will revolutionize newsgathering and the opinion business, and set up a new culture for others to follow. But like Amazon, his strongest suit is that he will have gotten there first.
As digital marketers continue to move into a space traditionally owned by publishers, they are likely to seek out best practices, tips and previous examples of what works and what hasn't. One surefire way to bulk up your audience is to leverage syndicated and licensed third-party content.
Will it do for journalists and editors to remain thoroughly tangled up in their own remarkably unquestioned assumptions about what constitutes news? It's long past time to reconsider some journalistic conventions.
Sadly, I don't think it will necessarily be printing costs that lead to their ultimate demise. As long as metro dailies remain "masters of none," the specialists will continue to siphon-off their readers and their revenue.
Fellow Student Reporter Tim Lehmann and I sat down with The Huffington Post's founder, Ms. Arianna Huffington, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. What can we learn from The Huffington Post in terms of scaling up our model?
Why would a woman's website ask a guy like me, who's known for writing sexually graphic and honest novels, to write something sexually graphic and honest -- only to edit it into something without a single sexually graphic phrase or a sentence of honesty?
The founding team of La Jeune Politique sees the changing world of journalism not as a death threat but as an opportunity. While the rest of the world is talking about the lack of jobs, this most dedicated team of young people has decided to create their own.