Saturday, October 04, 2003

Blogger Con

News in Blogging:
This weekend's Blogger Con

"On Saturday(today), one of the questions we'll consider is if the NY Times should have a weblog.
Let's say you got the job -- you're blogger in chief for the NY Times. What's the first post? How would you work with the reporters? How much writing would you do? How much editing? How much independence would you have? At what point would it no longer be a weblog? Is it enough for it to follow the form, or is there more to it? What would it look like in Year Two? Year Three?

We'll have several experts on the subject, including Len Apcar, editor in chief of New York Times on the Web, to discuss this interesting subject. Who knows, maybe the future BIC of the NYT will be in the room on Saturday..."

Crisis Papers: Whatever would we do without the Internet?

Crisis Papers: Whatever would we do without the Internet?

"....It is not too soon for progressives to ponder, “what would we do without the internet?” for it is folly for us to take the internet for granted...."


Go to:

See the FCC page.

While you're there, you can read about Secretary of State Colin Powell's most recent lie (on On ABC's This Week 9/27/03), when he re-circulated a false story about United Nations weapons inspectors being kicked out of Iraq in 1998.
Some major media outlets let Powell's comments pass without comment or correction.

N Korea calls Rumsfeld 'psychopath'

N Korea calls Rumsfeld 'psychopath'

A Rare Interview With Michael Moore

A Rare Interview With Michael Moore
Moore speaks about his new book-"Dude, Where's My Country?"

Saturday October 4, 2003
The Guardian

"The capped crusader"

In the US, a supposedly rightwing country, Michael Moore's fearless campaigning and coruscating criticism of 'that frat boy' Bush have aroused huge hostility but also rapturous fellow feeling. Gary Younge meets an engaging man, who is intent on mobilising America - and is extending the clarion call to us Brits, without whom, he believes, there would have been no war on Iraq.

See link for interview.