Journalist. Professor and director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism. Author, Public Parts, Geeks Bearing Gifts, and What Would Google Do?
Believes the business model of mass media is dead and that the only way for the media to survive is to stop treating the public as a mass.
Thinks the future of advertising and the media it supports rests on building real relationships.
“Do what you do best and link to the rest.”
Believes journalism students need to be taught business skills and recognize that they are also entrepreneurs.
Thinks we need to embrace publicness and understand that privacy and publicness are not enemies.
“The only sane response to change is to find the opportunity in it.”
Thinks it’s time to reimagine the “public” in public media and that it can now mean supporting the media the public makes.
Believes optimism doesn’t sell – dystopia does.
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