The Social Media Contrarian

The realm of social media experts tends to be an echo chamber. (Note that social media experts universally hate the term “social media expert.” They prefer “rock star.”) Everybody’s on the same page. Everybody says everybody else’s work is “awesome”…

In Defense of The Associated Press

I spent the first ten years of my professional life as a journalist and the last ten as an online media professional. So when I read about how¬†The Associated Press plans to seek compensation from Web sites they feel are…

Lala and The Bottomless iPod

I love my iPod Touch. When I bought it, I had to make a decision about how much capacity to spring for. I ended up going with the 16GB model. Not ideal, but it carries enough music to keep me…

Jeffrey Ross on Adam Carolla’s Podcast

I’ve blogged previously about the Adam Carolla podcast and how I think it’s the leading edge of a wave that will sweep away the old model of broadcasting. My man Jeffrey Ross is on the podcast today. Funny stuff. Have…