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Posts Tagged ‘Walter Mosley’

Does the Future of Journalism Lie in the Individual and Social Media?

newsbogtitan.pngFinally we seem to be slowly getting past the discussion of whether newspapers are worth saving, and on to to more important conversation of how to ensure that good journalism survives (and hopefully thrives) going forward.

Over at TechCrunch Brian Solis reflects on a conversation he recently had with Walter Mosley about just that.

My contemplative discussion with Walt explored the missteps of publishers and content producers and the corresponding opportunity for savvy individuals with relevant perspective combined with online social prowess…Whether it’s newspapers, television shows, or online mediums and networks, the shift is in consumption behavior, quality, relevance, and personality, not the production or distribution of content per se.

Solis goes on to theorize that the future of good journalism may lie in the individual.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

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LA Times Festival of Books

Sunday, April 29

Royce Hall
PANEL 2051 10:30 AM
Walter Mosley in Conversation with Karen Grigsby Bates

Young Hall CS 24
PANEL 2083 1:30 PM
Litblogs: Words Online
Moderator Tod Goldberg
Ron Hogan, Andrew Keen, Carolyn Kellogg

Haynes 93
PANEL 2044 3:00 PM
Memoir: Lessons Learned
Moderator Amy Alkon
Jessica Hendra, Arianna Huffington, Aimee Liu, Karen Stabiner

Jury of Your Peers

Phil Spector’s trial includes a juror who’s a producer for NBC but a guy with a blog gets tossed from the Will & Grace case.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

There’s no truth to the rumor that Ireland Baldwin has been begging Madonna to adopt her.

Un-Connected

California Connected, KCET’s public affairs show, pulls the plug due to lack of funding, says EP Bret Marcus, whose relocation package was reputed to come out of the production budget. Is Marley sorry now? And another’s dream is shattered.