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Why Traditional Media Has Little Credibility in Large Matters
June 30, 2010 – 1:53 pm | No Comment

In 2008 I delivered a keynote at a conference on law and journalism.  The mood among the journalists present was one of palpable contempt for blogging and “citizen journalism.”  You  would think we were witnessing …

The Folly of Planning: Living Your Life in Weeks, Months or Years
June 20, 2010 – 1:23 pm | 3 Comments

I received an email today letting me know that a friend had just passed away after complications arose during her surgery last week.   She was part of the community of friends Yvette and I have …

BP and Social Media; Don’t Join the Conversation – Fix Your Problem
June 13, 2010 – 12:39 pm | 17 Comments
BP and Social Media; Don’t Join the Conversation – Fix Your Problem

BPGlobalPR, the fake Twitter account mocking BP has , at the time of this writing, over 150,000 followers.  It is dark humor – but it is humorous.

Many people have taken to social media to vent …

Salt and Privacy: The Food Industry and Facebook
June 1, 2010 – 4:44 pm | One Comment

The consistent argument is that people have an “insatiable appetite” for sharing, that privacy is dead and that this is a positive social development. This spin on privacy is also an abdication of reality and corporate responsibility.