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If Only the L.A. Times Had Rush Limbaugh…..

While the Conservative Talk Show Host Pulls in $400 Million from Clear Channel, the L.A.. Times Cuts Jobs and Pages Here’s a sad juxtaposition. The papers are full today of Rush Limbaugh’s new $400 million contract with Rush Limbaugh, which … Continue reading

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FT vs. WSJ vs. Murdoch

The hoary Financial Times is belatedly responding to Murdoch’s plans to make the Wall Street Journal’s copy free online. Later this month, the FT will start making up to 30 pages available for free to non-subscribers — a retreat from … Continue reading

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Content is King…Except When It’s Crap

When I first started iHollywood Forum with my wife six years ago, my Uncle Irv from Castro Valley was skeptical about the idea of public conversations about digitized Hollywood content. “Hollywood just makes crap for TV and movies,” he groused, showing … Continue reading

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The Blog Speak Journal

As a young reporter, I was slipped a copy of the Wall Street Journal’s stylebook by a friend and former Journal employee.  I spent weeks studying how to build their famous "A-head" articles (those daffy articles in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Imus vs. the Cloggers

I wrote a blog a few weeks back entitled "The Fifth Estate" that said citizen journalists deserve to be the "Fifth Estate" behind the executive branch, Congress, the courts and "real" reporters. That’s because these citizen bloggers — or cloggers, as … Continue reading

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The Fifth Estate

The Role of `Citizen Journalists’ Citizen journalists are creating quite a stir. Leonard Brody, CEO of NowPublic, says his network of thousands of amateurs around the world represent the biggest news gathering team in the world. My friend Andrew Keen, … Continue reading

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