I want an Instapaper-style app that connects to my blog and then tells me what percentage of articles I end up linking to.
We are dealing with experts in propaganda who will stop at nothing to see their version of events prevail, and on the rare occasions when the truth emerges, like a hernia popping through gorged corpse, they apologise discreetly for their ignoble flatulence in a mouse-sized font for hippo-sized lies.
Russell Brand appears to be a lot more intelligent than I previously gave him credit for.
To make journalism harder, slower, less secure. Great observations from Jay Rosen about the current challenge to journalism from the surveillance state.
In fact we are living in a golden age, an age of constant reading. Sometimes we feel like it’s too much, too distracting, too bewitching. But we should realize that this is a boom time for literacy, and we shouldn’t underestimate that.
Can the Guardian take its aggressive investigations global? Good read in the New Yorker about the Guardian and how it operates.
The industry seemed to assume that it was the very physicality of books, newspapers and magazines that we craved – or that we required in order to comprehend the idea of a digital equivalent. The industry was wrong.