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Refreshing Independence

March 10th, 2010 by admin | No Comments

Refreshing Independence

I’m not at all sure that blogs will replace journalism as we know it.  I am sure that the best independent journalists provide a view that has become institutionally difficult or impossible for ‘professional’ journalists to supply. I think of how war reporter Michael Yon allows emotion to enter into his reporting in a way [...]


Fox’s Popularity

March 8th, 2010 by admin | No Comments

Fox’s Popularity

Conservatives have been celebrating the extraordinary popularity of Fox News in the era of Obama. A recent example is In From the Cold’s description of drastic cutbacks at ABC News and the continuing struggle for ratings at CNN. For me this raises the question of whether or not the shrinkage affecting traditional print journalism is [...]


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

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