Net guru Michael Geist has a good column on the “walled gardens” of social networking sites. You want to talk to your MySpace friend from your Facebook account? Sorry. The Tyee cribbed a story first published at Alternet by filmmaker/journo Rory O'Connor: 'Citizen Journalism' grows up. O'Connor tripped over to South Korea for a conference sponsored by [...]
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A five-step program from Online Journalism Review's Robert Niles: Step One: The answer is 'yes' Analysis paralysis has been killing newsrooms' response to new online competition for the past decade. A reporter's outside discussion board might publish something that would embarrass the paper. A newsroom video blog might not attract and readers or advertisers. A [...]
Could it come to T.O.? Let us hope! This 2004 Takashi Miike effort is well worth seeing. Here's the whole NYT capsule review: A downtrodden schoolteacher, a disabled boy and a government agent suffering from an embarrassing itch: these are the unlikely heroes of “Zebraman,” Takashi Miike’s bizarre detour from ultraviolence into family fare. It’s [...]
The Beeb has a good round-up of where Dubya's class of 2001 is these days.
From the BBC: The two men are shown with their arms and legs tied Russian officials are investigating a video which appears to show two men being murdered, execution-style, by far-right extremists. The clip, which was posted on some websites, shows one man apparently being beheaded and the other shot. One was from Russia's southern [...]