Google is funding news projects with up to $300,000 per grant.
While everyone agrees media is being disrupted, it’s the distribution model, rather than the content itself, that’s changed. Alex Sherman
What if the Internet is providing us not with seemingly limitless choices of news sources and a diversity of viewpoints, but with about as many as we got in the early days of cable and everyone watched TV news on one of three networks.
Just seven days ago, Knoxville was flooded by historic rainfall, more than five inches on in a day on top of 10 days of continuous rainy days. Here is what it looked like just outside my subdivision. This is the view across the street. The office building was heavily flooded. The parking is about half […]
I participated in a panel Tuesday called “I’m right, you’re wrong–you stupid jerk” or incivility towards journalists on social media. The panel was part of UT’s Social Media Week. Others on the panel discussion were Knoxville sports radio personality Heather Herrington, UT professor Dr. Mark D. Harmon and East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists President […]
Cool map (or data visualization) from 23andMe of where my relatives, who use the service and have shared their location, are located. Many of these are pretty distant, third cousin or greater, but there is still a DNA connection.