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Another Week: Number 29

Another Week: Number 29

Inpatient week for Amy, Crumbling barn on Wilmot Road, ‘Traffic: Genius, Rivalry, and Delusion in the Billion-Dollar Race to Go Viral,’ by Ben Smith, ‘Poker Face,’ ‘Painting with John.’

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Another Week: Number 9

Another Week: Number 9

Instagram and Facebook verification fee, ‘Empire of Light,’ ‘Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted,’ by Suleika Jaouad, ‘The Reluctant Traveler with Eugene Levy,’ ‘The 1619 Project’ on Hulu, ‘Fire of Love’

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Trump’s black family on Twitter and alter egos

Trump’s black family on Twitter and alter egos

Grabbing my first cup of coffee this morning, I turned on Milwaukee's NPR station and heard, of course, about Donald Trump and his "Look at my African-American over here!" remark from yesterday. Continuing on to Twitter, I saw that Trump was already beginning to churn...

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‘Catfish’ (2010 movie, Nev Schulmann documentary)

‘Catfish’ (2010 movie, Nev Schulmann documentary)

Thanks to incredibly clever electronic gadgets and the miracle of the Internet, we live in an age when anyone, anywhere, can potentially produce words, audio, and images, and share them with the world at large. Further, we can use inexpensive tools to assemble and...

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Social Media Week Chicago: Reinventing media careers

Social Media Week Chicago: Reinventing media careers

Social Media Week Chicago took place last week, and one of the sessions generating some online buzz was the event above on Friday evening, featuring: Nancy Loo (@NancyLoo) Robert Feder (@RobertFeder) Richard Roeper (@richardroeper) and Steve Dahl (@SteveDahlShow)...

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RockMelt browser: Facebook privacy issues?

RockMelt browser: Facebook privacy issues?

There's a new Web browser being released today. The RockMelt browser is being financed by Marc Andreessen's venture capital firm. Andreessen, you may recall, co-founded Netscape. Here's today's New York Times story: "Web Browsing Takes a Social Turn." [includeme...

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Posting on Facebook: Content creator or slave?

Posting on Facebook: Content creator or slave?

Consider this aspect of Facebook's business model: There are currently some 500 million people creating content for Facebook, yet Facebook pays them nothing. Social media The implications of the social media revolution hit me one morning when I came down to the...

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Pomplamoose: Music duo going viral via social media

Pomplamoose: Music duo going viral via social media

Early yesterday morning, I heard an interesting On The Media special about the future of the music industry. Long story short, it's floundering. Back then, I had never heard of Pomplamoose. Update: Pomplamoose show Beginning January 18, 2011, a live webcast show --Hey...

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Rick Sanchez and baby talk news

Rick Sanchez and baby talk news

Rick Sanchez has that special something. It's more complicated than simply being someone people love to hate. There is a certain rare balance of unimaginable awfulness and underlying vulnerability that makes some of the world's biggest egos simply irresistible....

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Attention, Richard Roeper: The new media flows two ways

I am lying on the sofa just now, reading a 5,500-word entry in Roger Ebert's Journal about Bill Nack and Mark Twain and the beauty of ordinary language, masterfully employed. Roger Ebert publishes one of these wonders every few days in his online Journal — long,...

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Social media smorgasbord: Four weeks wandering Web 2.0

Nothing in particular has inspired any new blog posts here in recent weeks. Instead, I've spent much of my free time playing around with a few of the endless new gizmos that are hatching every minute in the now four-year-old world of "Web 2.0," the cross-fed,...

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Oprah Winfrey’s MySpace: I’m not Oprah-worthy?

Oprah Winfrey’s MySpace: I’m not Oprah-worthy?

Now I understand how David Letterman must have suffered. It's like an unexpected punch in the stomach. It's difficult to even breathe, and I just sit here in absolute disbelief wondering what I ever did to deserve this. In the hopeful early morning hours of October...

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Twitter it away

There has been quite a lot of Internet buzz in the last month or three over Twitter. It's a Web 2.0 service that encourages you to publicly post (via Web, IM, or text message) very short descriptions of whatever you happen to be doing at the moment. [includeme...

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