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One of the (many) motivations for writing the epic post about New Journalism last week was to try to end once for all the entire genre of discussing the “bloggers vs. journalists” trope. I have collected the responses to the piece here and it is quite flattering that the post got hat-tips from people who…

New Journalistic Workflow

Jay Rosen tweets: New method: slow blogging at PressThink, daily mindcasting at Twitter, work room at FriendFeed. Example: post in gestation http://is.gd/okca This is how I understand that: Step 1 is mindcasting on Twitter (often misunderstood for time-wasting lifecasting, e.g., this), Step 2 is aggregation of a number of imported tweets and digestion of them…

You know I have been following the “death of newspapers” debate, as well as “bloggers vs. journalists” debate, and “do we need science reporters” debate for a long time now. What I have found – and it is frustrating to watch – is that different people use different definitions for the same set of words…

You can laugh now….

…but some people knew waaay back then that news will, one day, move from expensive paper to cheap internet: From here TechCrunch surfaced this look at a story that ran back in 1981 that covered how internet news would someday be delivered. At least watch the last 30 seconds. The reporter remarks it would take…