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Kouchner's Lament: Misunderstanding the Net

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The internet today -- despite the occasional bouts of disinformation and invented scandal -- is far more of an effective and immediate marketplace of information than the world for which Bernard Kouchner seems to pine.

Taking a Red Carpet Ride Into the New Media Millennium

Lisa Guerrero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Guerrero

While most televised pre-shows have a live element, our Red Carpet broadcast on Oscar.com was a two hour live event with no commercials, no teleprompter, no seven second delay, so essentially, no net

Finding The Spirituality In New Media

Steven Barrie-Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steven Barrie-Anthony

Might it be that our thirst for faster and more ubiquitous communication (snail mail, telegraph, telephone, email, text message, Facebook) strains toward some kind of mystical union?

Cell Phones and Laptops As The New Collection Basket

Dr. David Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. David Washington

The impact of social networks and new media on fundraising for emergency relief efforts in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is a truly inspiring sign that philanthropy has entered the 21st century.

How Do Laid-Off Journalists Reinvent Their Careers?

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lucey

Unless you're Houdini or David Copperfield, it can be quite the challenge to reinvent yourself in your late 40's 50's, or even 60's to fit into the new era of journalism. But it's by no means impossible.

Have Keyboard, Will Travel: The Plight Of The Laid-Off Journalist

New York Times | SHEELAH KOLHATKAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

YOU can tell when a print journalist has lost his full-time job because of the digital markings that suddenly appear, like the tail of a fading comet....

Vet Bloggers Storm America's Second Largest Agency

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

To most American Veterans, the Department of Veterans' Affairs is a mythical beast living somewhere in the the annals of Government, untouchable and unknowable to the common former servicemember. Still others see VA in an even more adversarial light, envisioning an entity that connives to withhold well earned benefits and care through any means possible.

Augmented Reality and Olympic Sport

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Miah

The appeal of bringing new experiences to the Olympic audience, coupled with the potential to construct new streams of revenue through new mobile applications, may be far too great for the IOC to resist

Straight, No Chaser: The Amazing Rochelle Veturis

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
2morrowknight

From award shows to natural disasters, Twitter has become a permanent part of the global landscape. Media professional Rochelle Veturis has long recognized the power of Twitter.

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Predicting The First Major Controversy -- New Media Activism

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Miah

The Vancouver 2010 Games are unique in at least one important aspect: they are the first genuinely digital and mobile Olympic Games. New media allies are already in place across the city.

Denver Post Online To Charge Similar Fee As New York Times

Business Week | Greg Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- MediaNews Group Inc. will start charging a fee for some articles on two of its newspapers' Web sites in May, adopting a pay sys...

A Reporter's Survival Guide for Journalism in the Digital Age

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shana Ting Lipton

It's painful but it's progress, and if as journalists we choose to put all our valued energy into fighting the inevitable, we may as well join the Flat Earth Society.

Conservative Movement Energized By New Media

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ability of a single e-mail to shape a message illustrates the power of the conservative network -- loosely affiliated blogs, radio hosts, "tea-par...

Humor 2.0: What Will Be Funny in the Digital Era?

Omri Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Omri Marcus

In the world of new media, for all the developments it has brought about, there are no new techniques for humor, only a refinement of the old ones.

Steve Jobs Can't Save Us

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Lots of old media types are hoping that Jobs' device will save their business are now proclaiming Jobs, once again, as the man who understands it all.

World Net Daily: Anti-Obama Site Approaches $10 Million Annual Revenue

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sipping coffee in a strip mall, Joseph Farah looks like something out of a spy novel -- suave, mysterious, bushy black mustache. He's surprisingly rel...

Burn the Books?

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Charlotte Safavi

When it comes to books, I have come to terms with the fact that it is the written word that counts, not the medium upon which it is delivered.

A New Way to Think About New Media: Arianna Huffington Talks to Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

Why would The Toronto Star newspaper be funding Arianna Huffington's talk during Toronto Advertising Week; hadn't she effectively killed newspapers with The Huffington Post?

A Newspaper Editor Against Pay Walls

Alan Rusbridger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan Rusbridger

In a recent lecture, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger said that universal pay walls were bound to remove journalists from the information revolution.

After Citizens United -- The Money is the Message

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Transparency will only follow from the Citizens United equation if we have netizens united to share information, track the money, connect the dots between special interests and policy, and enhance new media efforts in campaigns.

FCC Launches Examination of the Future of Media and Information Needs of Communities in a Digital Age

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter M. Shane

The FCC just released a public notice, FCC LAUNCHES EXAMINATION OF THE FUTURE OF MEDIA AND INFORMATION NEEDS OF COMMUNITIES IN A DIGITAL AGE. It quo...

Latest Game Changers: Technology and Wellness

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Look over the slideshows we've put together giving you the rundown of who we picked -- and why -- then vote for the Ultimate Game Changer in Technology and Wellness. READ MORE

The Audacity of Winning vs. The Timidity of Governing Reading David Plouffe's The Audacity to Win, I often found myself wondering what Candidate Obama would think of President Obama. READ MORE

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Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller Launches with a Dash of Sex, a Dearth of Original Content

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Colin Delany

Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller officially launched this week, taking its place alongside Politico, HuffingtonPost, Slate, Salon and a host of internet publications fighting for political eyeballs and online ad revenue.

Chi-Town Daily News Founder Launches Chicago Current

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Next month, the former Chicago Tribune reporter will start another journalistic endeavor, Chicago Current. ...

Taliban YouTube Channel: Group Creates YouTube Channel To Spread Propaganda (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The enemy in Afghanistan has discovered YouTube. CNN's Fareed Zakaria briefly reported on the Taliban's foray into new media during his show on Su...