If you’re interested in future journalism, particularly the ‘open’ model, check out the Moby Dick Project sometime. It poses this question: Why are we still consuming the news like it’s 1899? That links to a May 23, 2011 blog post by Ben Huh of I Can Has Cheezburger fame.
Here is a ‘Storified’ collection of tweets from Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger setting out operating principles for the practice of “open journalism.”
Ivor Tossell turned his gimlet eye to the topic of Facebook’s frictionless sharing, one more step to have everyone operating completely stripped of privacy in its sphere.
CBC staff got more grim details today about the extent of cutbacks at the public broadcaster. I “storified” some reaction.
Master tweeter Roger Ebert posted a link to an Independent story about a French anti-smoking ad that likens puffing on a ciggie to being forced to perform oral sex on someone.
Mike Wallace, who died Sunday, and Shelagh Rogers share something besides career paths. Both suffered from depression.
A couple items rolled through my Twitter feed this weekend that are worth checking out in the ongoing battle between the digerati and those rooted in the ways of print and ink.
Google has offered a taste of its augmented reality project: Here’s the Google Plus page for Project Glass. For those of you who don’t like glasses, from the NYT’s Bits blog:
The Globe and Mail’s Gary Mason said the Wildrose Alliance party, the presumed frontrunner in the Alberta provincial election, isn’t restraining itself to correcting matters of fact.