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Posts on ‘February 11th, 2008’

Calling Student Bloggers

UPDATED AP: Media barred from covering Rove speech at prep school. The media have been barred from covering a speech by former presidential adviser Karl Rove to students at a prestigious prep school on Monday. Please, please, Choate students — blog it. Be the media. Don’t let Rove or your administration get away with this. […]

ProPublica's Incredibly Traditional Advisory Board

UPDATED Good grief. Look at the members of ProPublica’s Journalism Advisory Board: Jill Abramson, a managing editor of The New York Times; Martin D. Baron, the editor of The Boston Globe; David Boardman, the executive editor of the Seattle Times; Robert A. Caro, historian and biographer of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson; John S. Carroll, […]

Capturing a Moment, but Not a Life

NY TImes: Putting Candidates Under the Videoscope. (T)he embeds have changed the dynamic of this year’s election, making every unplugged and unscripted moment on the campaign trail available for all to see. One particular video shot of American flags tilting over behind Hillary Rodham Clinton last November has been viewed more than 300,000 times on […]