Dave and I are taking our show to DC where we will do it live for the Online News Association, which is by far the biggest gathering of people who are trying to reboot the news from within, as it were.
So what should we do there? What do we need to be telling them? What do they need to hear? What do they need to be telling us? What do we need to hear from ONA?
Dave joined in the discussion during Jay’s graduate course in “the ethic of the web.” The assignment was to study eight speeches by news executives trying to come to grips with a rebooted system of news.
Dave’s post this week: The enemy of progress is complexity. Worth discussing!
Request from a listener Anna Tarkov: the Washington Post tells its staff not to engage with critics on Twitter, but also says Twitter is for users to engage with the Washington Post. Techdirt explains what’s screwy about this.
Martin Neisenholtz, head of the digital side of the New York Times, said last night: Thirteen different teams had to work together in order to construct the New York Times’ iPad app. Dave offers his review of the app.