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Posts on ‘February 24th, 2007’

Newspaper Companies' Woes a Journalistic Boost?

Jack Shafer, in “When bad financial news for newspapers is good news for journalism,” thinks the implosion in stock value of newspaper companies — and newspaper sales for well below what they’d have brought only a few years ago — is potentially good news for journalism. It pops the bubble that had carried newspaper valuation […]

Beyond Broadcast in Participatory Age

I’m at the Beyond Broadcast conference in Cambridge, Mass., where MIT professor Henry Jenkins, author of the important recent book Convergence Culture, was keynote speaker. I’ll be co-heading a workshop latger about the future of public-access television — the channels on local cable systems that carry locally generated programming, generally by non-professionals. Jason Crow, access […]