Weekly podcast on news and technology with Jay Rosen and Dave Winer
Huffduffed from http://rebootnews.com/2011/01/10/rebooting-the-news-79/
Alan Rusbridger, Nick Davies, Roy Greenslade and Janine Gibson discuss the impact of the phone-hacking scandal on NI and the newspaper industry
Jay is on the road, and I just got back — but the news keeps on rebooting — so we got Doc Searls to fill us in on what’s going on with cable and how Al Jazeera is covering the events in Egypt. He calls it the Sputnik Moment for cable. Doc weaves a wonderful story.
We had nothing but technical glitches starting up the podcast, but we found a rhythm. We talked about WikiLeaks, educating the journo-programmer, and whether the US will flip the Kill Switch if there ever is such a thing. Doc thinks not, but I think hmmm…
Huffduffed from http://rebootnews.com/2011/01/31/rebooting-the-news-80/
Brief interview with Steve Smith, formerly editor of The Spokesman-Review newspaper of Spokane, Washington. Contains the splendid line: "I’m not out to save newspapers. It may not be possible to save newspapers. But it ought to be possible to save journalism."