Monthly Archives: November 2010

30-sec Trailer: Bohemia in the Tropics

This week’s schedule for Bohemia in the Tropics on Miami PBS WLRN CH-17 Mon. (Premiere), 8 p.m. Weds., 8 p.m. Thurs., 8:30 p.m.

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Viral vs. Spreadable

Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, talks with Nieman Journalism Lab’s Nikki Usher about the new book he’s writing on the difference between content created by media organizations and user-generated content. Photo by Joi Ito used under a Creative Commons license. … Continue reading

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Slideshow: Bohemia in the Tropics

Check out the Flickr Slideshow of archival images from Knockemdown Productions’ documentary Bohemia in the Tropics.

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Miami Herald Calls Bohemia “Hilarious”

Our new documentary, “Key West: Bohemia in the Tropics,” premieres tonight on Miami PBS station WLRN-17.  The Miami Herald calls it “a hilarious ode to Key West.” Read the review here.

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Bohemia Radio Interview

I went into the WLRN studios on Friday for a live radio interview with Arts Beat host Ed Bell to promote the Monday night premiere of our new PBS documentary Key West: Bohemia in the Tropics. We talked about Key … Continue reading

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Is Objectivity Outmoded?

Yesterday, in an NPR “Talk of the Nation” segment, Jeff Jarvis and Ted Koppel debated the notion of objectivity in news stories. Is it outdated, or is its loss, in favor of partisan bickering on cable news programs, one of … Continue reading

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“Everyone’s On The Field”

Jay Rosen takes to YouTube for a commentary on the Rachel Maddow interview with Jon Stewart, as Stewart tries to engage the critics of his Rally For Sanity event.  Rosen says Stewart is wrong in trying to make a distinction  … Continue reading

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What Does the News Story of the Future Look Like?

In an essay published on poynter.org, London’s Guardian Newspaper Editor in Chief Alan Rusbridger describes the challenges inherent in “embracing a world where we do not imagine that we, as traditionally trained journalists, are the only experts or authorities,” a … Continue reading

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Jay Rosen Explains “The View From Nowhere”

“If in doing the serious work of journalism–digging, reporting, verification, mastering a beat–you develop a view, expressing that view does not diminish your authority. It may even add to it. The View from Nowhere doesn’t know from this. It also … Continue reading

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Storify: A New Platform for Assemblng Social Media Elements into a Story

Former AP reporter Burt Herman has developed Storify, a platform for quickly assembling social media elements, such as YouTube videos, Twitter feeds, etc., into a report on a blog or other news or information website. The Nieman Journalism Lab used … Continue reading

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