David Schimke stresses the role of the trained citizen journalist
in shaping coverage--and how mainstream reporters should learn to stray beyond the press conference model of news.
Mark Luckie argues that interaction will be key for future business models in media--involving what the user thinks not only in choosing your story, but in packaging the story.
Ana Marie Cox reflects on her experiences during the 2008 presidential election and suggests that we might see an influx of reporters that are hired by specific candidates to do opposition research and reporting.
The Google Books settlement is a forward-looking commercial joint venture that far exceeds the scope of the class-action lawsuit.
The new progressive Jewish organization J Street has benefited from the blogosphere's interest. But will exposure turn into political mobilization?
A conversation with the former frontman of Pulp about the sound of music in the digital era.
The Nation's Ari Melber shares his insights from the Netroots Nation conference on the direction Internet-based organizing is taking.
The Netroots Nation conference pulls in big Democratic names and spawns arguments in unlikely places.
A conversation with the author of Fair Use: Notes From Spam about spam, scambaiters and language games.
MoveOn, once the most powerful grassroots peace organization, has rendered its members voiceless on the expanding wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. And that silence sends a message.