Dan Conover Is On Fire

I got to spend a little time with Dan Conover last Saturday, kicking around ideas that have floated between us personally, between our blogs and in the aether. Ever since he took the buyout for his job from the Charleston Post and Courier, he has really been on fire at the Xark blog. Just this […]

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Continuing Coverage of the Death of Journalism

I find the current state of the news industry a fascinating thing to watch. In that way, it’s much like a 12 car pile-up or a dumpster fire. Here are a few items on the subject that I have found highly interesting. Dan Conover wrote a piece called The Newspaper Suicide Pact a few weeks […]

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Dan Conover Takes On The Newspapers

As someone who as seen the “journalists vs bloggers” debate iterated a few dozen times more than I really care to, I’m interested when new factors are put in either side of that equation. One thing I have noticed from the journalist side of this is that they tend to mention virtues of professional journalists […]

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New Media and Journalism, Round 127

Here’s an interesting post from Dan Conover in which he riffs on some Tweets of mine about new media and the press. My original impetus for writing those tweets was my cynicism and disbelief of any “received wisdom” about our election and primary. When any talking head on TV makes a statement about something that […]

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How the Internets Work

By missing ConvergeSouth I did not get to see Dan and Janet Conover which bums me out. We did a lot of hanging last year. They were the hosts of Uplifter Charleston, at which we also hung. Now Dan has posted a little diagram about how the Internets work. This would be a great thing […]

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