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‘Work with Facebook or die’
"“Mark doesn’t care about publishers ...We will help you revitalise journalism... in a few years the ­reverse looks like I’ll be holding your hands with your dying ­business like in a hospice.”
media  web  culture 
august 2018 by warrenellis
Douglas Rushkoff: 'I’m thinking it may be good to be off social media altogether' | Technology | The Guardian
"Professionally, I’m thinking it may be good for one’s career and business to be off social media altogether. Chris Anderson was wrong. “Free” doesn’t lead to anything but more free. Working for free isn’t leverage to do a talk for loads of money; now they even want you to talk for free."
media  net  social 
february 2016 by warrenellis
How Tyler Brûlé has extended Monocle beyond simply a magazine for the jet set » Nieman Journalism Lab
“We want to create and craft an environment where we’re not getting into a discussion about cost per thousands. It’s the cost of a quality audience.”
publishing  media 
march 2015 by warrenellis
Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism
“News spaces are no longer owned by newsmakers. The press is no longer in charge of the free press and has lost control of the main conduits through which stories reach audiences. The public sphere is now operated by a small number of private companies, based in Silicon Valley.”
journalism  news  media  tech 
november 2014 by warrenellis
CTheory.net: Sky High, Skin Deep - dark technologies of mediation
"Media has become responsive architecture. Intelligent media artefacts are now embedded into the very fabric of our existence; they have become the structure of society itself. Ubiquitous computing creates informational environments in which material structures of communication become alive with agency. McLuhan's light bulb is now everyware: [1] technology that mediates by its mere presence"
media  culture 
october 2014 by warrenellis
BBC - Blogs - Adam Curtis - NOW THEN
"If you are an American politician today, as well as an entourage you also have a new, modern addition. You have what's called a "digital tracker". They follow you everywhere with a high-definition video camera, and they are employed by the people who want to destroy your political career."
pol  media  surveillance  web 
august 2014 by warrenellis
Science Dads & Corrupting the Youth: an apology for philosophy » Cyborgology
"science dad" was pretty much the only job I ever wanted, damn you all
may 2014 by warrenellis
How cross-media storytelling is about to change the way that we consume and interact with content
"The way in which the public consumes media is changing though. Television shows are broadcast globally and social networking services such as Twitter and Facebook allow millions of fans to communicate and debate with one another in real-time. There’s a chance here to move away from a passive, never-changing form of content"
april 2013 by warrenellis
Green Pages | Near Future Laboratory
"For those of you who haven’t subscribed, or don’t know about it, Green Pages is Design Fiction operationalized. Green Pages makes Design Fiction into something the entertainment industry can use directly."
future  writing  design+fiction  media 
march 2013 by warrenellis
Where Have All the George Washingtons Gone? - By Aaron David Miller | Foreign Policy
"Lincoln gave four major speeches during his presidency; FDR gave only four fireside chats during his first year. Barack Obama gave over 500 speeches and major remarks during his first 365 days in office."
pol  media 
february 2012 by warrenellis
Decline Watch: Malnourished muppet to appear on Sesame Street | FP Passport
"A new poverty-stricken Muppet will highlight the issue of hunger struggles on an episode of "Sesame Street", the show said in a statement on Tuesday. Pink-faced Muppet Lily, whose family deals with food insecurity, will join Big Bird, Elmo and other favorites on a one-hour prime-time special featuring country star Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams Paisley called "Growing Hope Against Hunger," to air Oct 9."
media  pol  dooooom 
october 2011 by warrenellis
Comic Relief co-creator urges BBC to split news and entertainment | Media | guardian.co.uk
"Bennett-Jones railed against the BBC management's "twisted tyranny of data" and their "lack of faith in creative talent" he believes is smothering the TV industry."
media  tv  culture 
september 2011 by warrenellis

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