There has been a bunch of incomprehensible gibberish on the site for the last 24 hours or so. A crude draft, bordering on word salad not fit for prime time. (more…)
Archive for February, 2009
The high of last month’s sublime social media event (read about it here and here and here and here) has not yet abated, and I am most eagerly anticipating 90.9’s next big community event. Despite this, now is the time to take full measure of “90.9 at Web 2.0,” especially considering the fact that I’ve just been commissioned to put a “social media strategy” to virtual paper. (more…)
Hello. New Media intern here again. I must confess I too am responsible for the Converstation’s recent neglect. But who can blame me? I’ve been single-handedly running the station (OK … I’ve mostly been blogging about vegetables) this week. The office is bit emptier than usual, what with Ken off swinging through tropical rainforests and making monkey friends, others on February break, and still others down in Hotlanta for the Integrated Media Association‘s 2009 Public Media Conference.* (more…)
The future of news … or radio … or media … or whatever you want to call it.
Jay Rosen, a leading explorer of possibilities inherent in a viral, networked, porous, low-barriers-to-entry, mixed-up, multimedia public space, spoke with Tom Ashbrook yesterday. Ironic, isn’t it, that this particular guest and topic came as it did so shortly after last week’s Tweet-Up at the station, where folks much smarter then I chewed over similar themes? Wish I could claim credit for planning it that way. (more…)
Thank you to all who braved the dark New England night, the deep winter chill, and a malfunctioning T to gather at the station. It was a record turnout that had us within a gnat’s breath of trampling the fire code.