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Daily Digest: OffTheBus Causes Traditional Media Sleepless Nights

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 24 2008

The Huffington Post's OffTheBus project hits a milestone; Color of Change, MoveOn and hip hop superstar Nas join forces to push back against Fox News' coverage of race; we have a look at who is a self-proclaimed ... Read More

Daily Digest: Defining "Mission Accomplished"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 7 2008

As Barack Obama responds to protests of his FISA stance, we consider how an online action's success might be judged; NPR focuses on Hispanic voters and how candidates are working to get their messages delivered to them; ... Read More

Open Systems, Closed Systems and Trauma in the Press

BY Jay Rosen | Monday, June 23 2008

We're early in the rise of of semi-pro journalism but we're well into the decline and of an old way of life within the tribe of professional journalists. I call them a tribe because they share a culture and a sense of ... Read More

Fowler: Bloggers on the Trail Must Adopt a "Code of the Road"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 23 2008

A panel this afternoon on "The Rise of Semi-pro Journalism" featured NYU's Jay Rosen, conservative commentator Amy Holmes, and Mayhill Fowler. Fowler, you might know, is the OffTheBus contributor who has made ... Read More

Daily Digest: 6/21/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, June 21 2007

The Web on the Candidates The Media Bloggers Association has announced that PBS will be giving bloggers press credentials for next week's Democratic Presidential Forum hosted by Tavis Smiley at Howard University. ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Ubermenschens

Surge-pricing in effect for Uber privacy violations; why "privacy" policies should be called "data usage" policies; pols silent on Uber mess; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Uber Falles

Uber exposed for plan to dig up dirt on journalist critics; sneaking a SOPA provision into the USA Freedom Act; high-speed free WiFi coming to NYC; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Differences

How to use Twitter to circumvent campaign coordination rules; the net neutrality debate keeps getting hotter; charting the gender balance at dataviz conference using dataviz; and much, much more. GO

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