Tech Press Critique is an ongoing review of the online media that cover technology. From TechCrunch to The New York Times, Tech Press Critique challenges assumptions, topples sacred cows, and pushes bloggers and traditional journalists toward greater accountability.
Churnalism Fight Club!
John Biggs, TechCrunch's East Coast editor, and I disagree about churn and journalism; and Sara Morrison from the Columbia Journalism Review talks with me about the fight, and yes it's a fight, over the "right" way to do journalism. Alicia Cohn from thehill.com talks about the impact of the Israeli/Gaza Twitter war in Washington DC, and Neil Thurman tells me about new research into liveblogging. Music by Bobby McElver.
Here Come The Secret IPOs And The Not-So-Secret Apple Secrets
I talk with Chris O’Brien from the San Jose Mercury News about the new IPO process and how it’s changing the way we cover companies who’re about to go public. And Jon Mitchell, from ReadWrite.com, and I talk about how Apple’s product launch hype cycle just might have a little less hype in the future. Music by Bobby McElver.
623 Tweets About An Embargo?
TechCrunch's Ryan Lawler explains what he was trying to say about embargoes when he pissed off the Internet. Music by Bobby McElver.