Communications &Legal Studies Librarian:

Om writes, “My definition of media? ‘Anything which owns attention.’”

Originally posted on Gigaom:

A few days back my friend Pip Coburn, who runs an investment advisory service, and his colleague Brynne Thompson asked me to discuss what I have learned about media after spending nearly 12 years on Gigaom, pretty much most of my working life in various aspects of media, and two decades on the internet. It turned out to be a fun conversation that was shared by Pip and Brynne with their carefully curated email list of friends and clients. After going over it, I thought, why not create an abbreviated version and share it online?

Media is not publishing alone

My definition of media? “Anything which owns attention.” This could be a game, or perhaps a platform. Ironically, the media tends to associate media with publishing — digital or otherwise — which in turn is too narrow a way to consider not only the media but also the reality of…

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Read about it in Root: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FavW-Y1kaxs

Communication Law and Policy, Vol. 19, No. 2, 03 Apr 2014 – current contents

Special Issue: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan at 50

This new issue contains the following articles:

Editor’s Note
Pages: 151-155

DOI: 10.1080/10811680.2014.898498

New York Times Co. v. Sullivan as a Civil Rights Case
Melvin I. Urofsky
Pages: 157-183
DOI: 10.1080/10811680.2014.898517

The “Actual Malice” of New York Times Co. v. Sullivan: A Free Speech Touchstone in a Global Century
Kyu Ho Youm
Pages: 185-210
DOI: 10.1080/10811680.2014.898520

Is the New York Times Rule Relevant in a Breitbarted World?
Bruce E. H. Johnson
Pages: 211-225
DOI: 10.1080/10811680.2014.898528

Behind the U.S. Reports: Justice Brennan’s Unpublished Opinions and Memoranda in New York Times v. Sullivan and Its Progeny
Lee Levine & Stephen Wermiel
Pages: 227-261
DOI: 10.1080/10811680.2014.898529

I read about this in B&C: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/currency/google-says-digital-activity-impacts-television-viewing/130408#.U0wbtnNFlI8.twitter


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