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Entries from October 2007

Never The Same River Twice

October 31st, 2007 by admin | No Comments

Never The Same River Twice

In this recent post I discussed how we tend stay focused on content in a new media environment and fail to notice how the new forms change the rules of the game. Naturally, I came across a striking example shortly after posting.. A McClatchy (formerly Knight Ridder) reporter named Bobby Calvan bragged on his blog [...]


The Camera Never Lies

October 26th, 2007 by admin | No Comments

The Camera Never Lies

I’m trying to write this post about TV because my Normblog profile went up today (shameless I know) and of course I’m stuck. When I’m stuck I check what time is in Joisey City and give my friend Joey the Tuna a call. ME: Tell me Joey, what do you think of TV? Joey: You [...]


Mise en scene

October 18th, 2007 by admin | 1 Comment

Mise en scene

In a recent post at Augean Stables, Richard Landes opens a discussion of the al Durrah affair with a contrast between American and French attitudes to truth in TV news reporting. In an article for the Columbia Journalism Review, Gal Beckerman offers France2 some friendly advice. In the process, he shows just how inadequate both [...]


Le Peysage Interieur

October 15th, 2007 by admin | No Comments

Le Peysage Interieur

One of the things I am learning by trying to come up with a new media theory is that starting the job has made me more aware of my assumptions. Today I want to begin digging into those assumptions. Given my background in literature and the psychology of Freud and Jung I see a lot [...]


Purpose

I propose developing a new media theory as called for by Camile Paglia based on the work of Marshal McLuhan, Norman A Brown, Leslie Fiedler, as well as Eric S Raymond, Glenn Reynolds and others. See the Invitation for fuller information and how you may be able to participate. I want your help just like Linus Torvalds wanted help developing Linux.

Email

lgude*at*newmediatheory *dot*net