A brief walk through a few examples — including 30 Rock, Conan, and Family Guy — plus speculation about the causes of their postmodern approaches.
A primer including the origins of crucial one-liners by Dave Winer, Dan Gillmor, Jay Rosen, Clay Shirky, and a few more.
Jay Small notes that no one stands around the candy machines talking about a great story they “read” – they talk about a great headline (or TV sound bite) they “saw.” “Did you see?” vs. “Did you read?”
Rex’s notes on iPredict, a new data visualization game at MSNBC. With uppity McLuhan quotes to please the grad student in me.
And they say media effects research is a dead end…
A review of Sunstein’s new book. Must read for anyone interested in the social theory behind networked communication.
Bryan Murley reminds us what all this newfangled technology is for: More Better Truth.
A counterargument to idealists like myself.