“convergence” is the new “synergy”
The Professor who teaches my grad class is about to give a presentation on Convergence – he attended a seminar a few weeks ago at the Poynter Institute and came back full of ideas. What’s convergence? Here’s what Larry Pryor from the USC Annenberg School of Communication adapted from the talk he gave at the […]
[UPDATE: Yes, I wrote this quite awhile ago, and have updated very little I’m in the process of updating it in September 2005 I updated it in September 2005, then touched it up in March of 2006, then again in September 2007, and yet again way out here in March 2009, but man, things move […]
Here’s what Scoble had to say about his visit to SJSU.
Robert Scoble, Microsoft Technical Evangelist, spoke today at San Jose State University, where I am a graduate student in the Journalism & Mass Communications Department. Scoble was apparently a student there in the early 1990s and was kind enough to speak first to a gathering of Journalism students in the offices of the school newspaper, […]
Al Sharpton is a great, great man. Although the New York Times (reg. req.) doesn’t develop the parallels between human rights and animal rights, you can find The Dreaded Comparison easily enough. Peta’s press release on Sharpton joining the KFC campaign here.
Mark Morford at the San Francisco Chronicle writes a bitter op-ed piece today that summarizes the baseline non-cheerleading stance on the Iraq election: “The ends do not justify the means. A barely democratic Iraq is fine and good, but you well know that if Bush had mumbled to the nation three years and $300 billion […]
At least Justice has no prejudice against any species. More on circus animal abuse here.
To all those who are patting themselves on the back for a job well done in bringing democracy to Iraq, including the MSM, journalists who work for the Bush Administration, and blogger illuminati, congratulations. You have succeeded in alienating the Sunni minority, who after having ruled under Saddam for years will now most likely be […]
This guy just spoke in my undergrad journalism class. He’s Steve Sloan, and he’s talking about professors using podcasting as a means to deliver lectures. For some reason I have a flashback to Rodney Dangerfield showing up to class and finding a tape recorder on every seat, and eventually, the prof. has left his recording […]