Saturday, January 24, 2009
Monday, November 3, 2008
But the clip was not rushed onto YouTube; it was MSNBC.com, the network’s sister entity online, that showed the video hours before television viewers on the West Coast could watch the interview for themselves.
Old media, apparently, can learn new media tricks. Not since 1960, when John F. Kennedy won in part because of the increasingly popular medium of television, has changing technology had such an impact on the political campaigns and the organizations covering them.
For many viewers, the 2008 election has become a kind of hybrid in which the dividing line between online and off, broadcast and cable, pop culture and civic culture, has been all but obliterated.......
Read the whole NY Times article here.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Download it here:
http://jonathansadler.net/idebate/Creating your own Blogger theme.zip
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Monday, September 1, 2008
British Street artist Banksy, whom we have previously discussed, has recently been active in New Orleans. One recent piece seems to comment on the city's strict anti-graffiti policy:
This is certainly an interesting commentary on the practice of graffiti removal. But it gets more interesting. Someone, presumably a city worker, found the piece. This is what they did to it:
- Here is the original Gawker gallery of Banksy in New Orleans.
- And here is the Gawker post regarding the modification. (The comments at the bottom of the post are worth skimming. While some are stupid, there is an interesting discussion about Cubism.)
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Bulent — Man of Rural Turkey from Citizen Journalism Institute on Vimeo.