Dont’t forget The Verdict. no12: Network? Not so much. But Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, 12 Angry Men and, ahem, Murder on the Orient Express. Rolling Stone’s 2008 profile The King of New York. washingtonpoststyle: Ever since high school, my favorite movie has been “Network.” Its director, the uber-mensch Sidney Lumet, died last night. Here’s a medley of clips from his movies. Get...
No. 12: The cabbie →
This is one talented writer. no12: (From Laurie) milesofsquares: I was heading home from a useful day of running errands. 10th and 2nd I told my cabbie. My credit card machine doesn’t work he said as he pulled over the cab in the West Village. I had 10 dollars. I got in. We drove through the village. A red light turned…
@innovations: Journalists vs. Bloggers,... →
So - where do Jay Rosen and Roger Ailes agree and disagree re the role of opinion in journalism? washingtonpostinnovations: One of the SXSW talks I’d been looking forward to the most was Jay Rosen’s, NYU professor of journalism. Rosen, a fantastic writer and a slow, measured speaker, decided to recant an essay he wrote six years ago declaring the debate between journalism and bloggers dead and...
Keyword Korea: Hot Right Now: Radiation Exposure... →
keywordkorea: Hot keyword of the moment on March 14th, 2011, at 12:00 am local time (March 13th, 11 am US Eastern) is Radiation Exposure. Following the devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Japan, aftermath of the event includes a nuclear crisis as workers struggle to cool down nuclear reactors in the…
New “e-discovery” software can analyze millions of... →
no12: “Sifting” huh? Can this please be applied to the multi-platform news media echo chamber so one gets only the good, relevant bits of information and none of the noise?? idea of the month!
Twitter List: Libya →
thepoliticalnotebook: This is a Twitter list dedicated exclusively to people tweeting from inside Libya.
niemanlab: Good morning! A new study says as much as 25% of traffic to local news sites is from fly-by readers http://nie.mn/hpr3pQ For one thing, this shows that “local” sites need to provide much better, more precise localized content. Much of their content is generic, stale, dreck and most locals recognize it as such.
Soup: Bahrain Twitter List + additional resources →
pantslessprogressive: Bahrain Twitter List Accounts: @maryamalkhawaka, @emoodz, @tariqal, @NickKristof, @chanadbh, @SuadAK, @angryarabiya, @yslaise, @hubail, @FreedomPrayers, @evanchill, @AlienMedia, @NoorAlkhadhar, @jrug, @byshr, …
Big Media Tumblrs We Love (and You Must, Must... →
theatlantic: motherjones: ProPublica - Public officials should respect this nonprofit newsroom on steroids…or else they may end up on “Officials Say the Darndest Things.” The Atlantic - If you do not have an Alexis Madrigal and a Jared Keller in your life, get an Alexis Madrigal and a Jared Keller in your… Thanks guys, right back at ya!
Yankee pitchers and catchers report to spring... →
niemanlab: “Even people who only want to read Kierkegaard and Spinoza sometimes want to read about Lindsay Lohan.” http://nie.mn/gsWYFH