Obama Hope Poster For Sale or “Shephard Fairey: Oops”

Another day, another Fair Use issue in the headlines. Imagine my surprise as I began to do research to update my previous article on the Fair-Use/Copyright kerfuffle between the Associated Press (AP) and street-artist/icon-wanna-be Shephard Fairey, to discover that the case was dismissed yesterday, January 11th, 2011, and that the two parties had entered into […]


Journalism in the Age of Data

I’m not a fan of when numbers and statistics are used to obfuscate the truth, but I do love when someone finds a way to let the numbers speak to us in a way that is as clear as a picture. Journalism in the Age of Data from Geoff McGhee on Vimeo.


How The News Is Made

I generally only watch TV news when I happen to be have the TV on or am interest in the latest hurricane heading my way. I also tend to get the news I’m interested in via Twitter and my RSS feeds delivered to my iPad. So when the video below crossed my horizon I was […]