I attended a meeting of the NY Internet Society that featured a panel of media experts, journalists, and a lawyer. They discussed the problem that has come to be called “Fake News." You can read about the session and see a YouTube video of the
I attended the Internet Society's "Content Rules?!" session the other week. The panel drilled down on what we now call The Fake News problem (I couch it like this because, as you'll see it's not a new one), defining it and exploring causes and solutions.
I had the pleasure of meeting blogging entrepreneur Seth Weintraub over coffee last week. My friend Adam Rothberg arranged an intro after informing me that the head of the "9to5" empire (including 9to5Mac, Google and Toys) lives in our town, Croton-on-Hudson, NY.
I was very excited
NY Times reporter Farhad Manjoo wrote a nice story that highlighted the growing problem of tech illiteracy and its implications. He wrote:
"People in the tech industry… act as if the products they build sit at the center of everything. But this year, the techies were
If you work in PR, it is good to keep an eye on the world of media innovation. You don't want to be the last to hear about the up and comers - e.g. the next BuzzFeed or Vice. Some journalism startups aim to breathe
I was glued to third Republican presidential debate last night, watching for signs of intelligent life , when the show cut to an important announcement. It said:
“Ladies and gentlemen, we interrupt our program to bring you a special bulletin from the Intercontinental Radio News. At