Category Archives: Outlining

Open Word—The Podcasting Story

Nobody is going to own podcasting. By that I mean nobody is going to trap it in a silo. Apple tried, first with its podcasting feature in iTunes, and again with its Podcasts app. Others have tried as well. None … Continue reading

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A history lesson in how to automate journalism with war and sports metaphors

What I’ve always loved most about the Web† is how it allows each of us to publish on our own, as individuals, for the whole world. I started doing that as soon as I could get a dial-up account with … Continue reading

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A blast from the independent past

I just ran across a post (below) on my old blog from Tuesday, July 12, 2005: a few months less than ten years ago. It was at the tail end of what Tantek Çelik calls the Independent Web. He gives the time … Continue reading

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Reframing the news

…all experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end… — Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Ulysses Here’s how dull that … Continue reading

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Digging a new River for the NYTimes

Dave says “The New York Times home page needs a re-think.” But he doesn’t stop there, because thinking isn’t enough and complaining is worse than useless. (As I’ve often found. For example, here.) We need to hack up something new, … Continue reading

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Live blogging Studio 20’s Open Studio at NYU

Below is my live blogging, in outline form, of the final presentations of work by NYU graduate journalism students in Jay Rosen’s Studio 20 class, which I’ve served for three semesters as a visiting scholar. Open Studio was the name … Continue reading

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What can people do with data that companies alone can’t?

After six years on the VRM case, it seems obvious to me that individuals need to be the points of integration for their own data — and of data about them, held by companies. But it’s not yet obvious to … Continue reading

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Blogging outlines of public bookmarks

Here are some of my open tabs, now closing as I list them here in outline form: Outlining @DaveWiner SmallPicture Little Outliner Outliner HowTo Small Picture Q&A @SmallPict #outlining My new company, our first product Little Outliner press guide Little … Continue reading

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Journalism is outlining

[Updated 1 December to add the addendum below. If you’re new to this post, start here. If you’ve read it already, start down there.] In Journalism as service: Lessons from Sandy, Jeff Jarvis says, “After Sandy, what journalists provided was … Continue reading

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