In September, The New York Review of Books printed an article about trends in the news industry and the potential future of news. An upcoming issue includes some editorials in response.
Archive for October, 2009
“The Podcamp Foundation is teaming up with TechWeb And O’Reilly Publishing to plan the Open sessions at the Web 2.0 Conference at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City on Wednesday, November 18th and Thursday, November 19th, 2009. The Open’s theme is ‘Doing More with Less,’ and we’re lucky enough to have a collection [...]
The Boston Book Festival is being held on Saturday, October 24, 2009 in the Copley Square area between 10 am-6 pm: “The wait is over! The Boston Book Festival has just announced its official schedule of events, and with 31 to choose from, and you’re guaranteed a fun-filled, jam-packed day on Saturday, October 24 between [...]
I breathed a big sigh of relief when I read the front page headline of my paper copy of The Boston Globe yesterday: The New York Times decided not to sell The Globe. The future of this newspaper and Boston journalism were in question. Sure, there are lots of news sources around here, but without [...]
(Oof. I really haven’t posted this workshop yet. My apologies for the late notice.) Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Center for Research on Computation and Society are facilitating a free Ruby on Rails workshop this weekend, October 16 and 17. Intended to be a supportive learning environment to encourage women in [...]
The Massachusetts Open Source Project, which includes selecting an open source ILS system for three Massachusetts library networks, will be holding information sessions on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at the Palmer Public Library and Thursday, October 29, 2009 at the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium offices in North Andover, Massachusetts. Staff from MVLC, NOBLE and C/W [...]