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Posts on ‘February 11th, 2007’

A View into the Future

SF Chronicle: Tonight at 11, news by neighbors / Santa Rosa TV station fires news staff, to ask local folks to provide programming. Spendlove is loath to dub what’s coming next to Channel 50 as “citizen journalism,” the industry buzz term that is journalism’s equivalent of user-generated content online. Broadly defined, citizen journalism means tapping […]

Hyperbole Trumps Journalism

In a story entitled “WiFi Turns Internet Into Hideout for Criminals,” the Washington Post asserts, among other things: Open wireless signals are akin to leaving your front door wide open all day — and returning home to find that someone has stolen your belongings and left a mess that needs cleaning. An open WiFi signal […]