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Turnabout is fair play? Maine politicians and journalists

It’s difficult to think of a better example of how the web has changed journalism than the recent set-to between well-known Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz and state politicians cum bloggers Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman. At issue is a blog post from Strimling and Harriman that describes a Republican poll showing popular independent … Continue reading

Is that a phone in your pocket or …

There was Jeff Jarvis talking about mobile the other day and he doesn’t so much make a new point but remind everyone why they’re in the news business. It’s not the platform and it’s not the content, he says, it’s this: “Relationships — knowing people and serving them better because of what it knows about … Continue reading