Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Jazz Is not a Byproduct of Rap Music — Defining article as a “luxury or a byproduct” as Jeff Jarvis did last month, is like suggesting jazz is secondary to rap music, or saying literature is a Deluxe version of slamming. Reading Jarvis' Buzz Machine blog is always interesting, often entertaining and more than occasionally grating.
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine: The orthodoxy of the article, part II
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
Egyptian Filmmaker Uses Twitter to Gather 300 GB of Revolution Video — Amr Salama, an Egyptian fillmaker and a central figure in creating the alternative media universe during the revolution in Egypt, is finishing a documentary about the historic events. — Through an appeal on his Twitter account …
Discussion: Future Journalism Project and Future of Journalism
Robert McCrum / Guardian:
Thanks to the internet, we're all literary omnivores now — Where once the book world was controlled by the critical establishment, the IT revolution has shifted power to the people — The koala bear lives on eucalyptus leaves. The goat will eat almost anything.
Martin Bryant / The Next Web:
How blogging gives student journalists an edge in the job market — At an event in London late last year, three young journalists discussed how blogging helped to kickstart their careers. As reported at the time by Journalism.co.uk, Guardian technology and media reporter Josh Halliday stated that …
Ali Abunimah / The Electronic Intifada:
New evidence about Amina, the “Gay Girl in Damascus” hoax — Ali Abunimah and Benjamin Doherty write: — We have gathered compelling new evidence regarding the “Gay Girl in Damascus” blogger hoax. — Those responsible for this hoax have caused a great deal of concern and anguish …
Discussion: A Gay Girl in Damascus, Gawker, Haaretz, Composite, GigaOM, @monakareem, @acarvin, @justimage and @acarvin
Bobbie Johnson / GigaOM: Syrian lesbian blog is a hoax: So who's to blame?
Mona Kareem / @monakareem: Oh man, the Syrian regime is gonna use the hell out of this #Amina case to prove how the uprising is a “foreign agenda” #F**kYouTom
Andy Carvin / @acarvin: I've also received copies of some of Amina's private emails, attaching pics of Damascus. They're *all* from Britta Froelicher's Picasa page.
Matthew Cassel / @justimage: Fellow American dudes: you DO NOT need to pretend to be an Arab lesbian to challenge “superficial coverage” of ME http://bit.ly/kRd1XX
B. Bonin Bough / Forbes.com:
PepsiCo10 Europe: Tapping the Next Wave of Digital Talent — “Learn, rinse, repeat.” It's become somewhat of a mantra for the digital team at PepsiCo, where sharing best practices and building on our experiments is a way of life. It's also the driving force behind our recent launch of the PepsiCo10 program in Europe.
New York Post:
Scarborough fair game — MSNBC's morning duo of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski wasted no time buttonholing Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes at the Newhouse School journalism awards lunch earlier this week. — The “Morning Joe” hosts, who just lost their executive producer, Chris Licht …
Matt Schneider / Mediaite: Is MSNBC's Morning Joe Team Pitching Themselves For A Move To CNN?
Kaj Larsen / CNN:
How WikiLeaks has changed today's media — CNN takes you inside the private world of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. Watch “WikiWars: The Mission of Julian Assange,” Sunday night at 8/11 ET on CNN. — (CNN) — While investigating a recent story about the geopolitical battle …
Discussion: The Nation
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
Glamour Gains a Digital Chief, Freshens Up Online Strategy — Glamour magazine announced the appointment of Mike Hofman, the former editor of Inc.com, as its new Digital Managing Director Thursday. The announcement came on the heels of less than stellar newsstand sales, down 17% in the first quarter …