Saturday, June 26, 2010

Read This Now - Journolist

I've been away from the rss reader which, along with NPR, is my main news source for the past couple of days and I'm just now getting caught up.

You should go read Ezra Klein's post on the rise and fall of Journolist. It's a fascinating and quick take on the growing mish-mash that is the intercession of public and private communication online, and how some (probably many) journalists are struggling to get a good grasp on it.

For what it's worth, the listserv certainly seemed like a good idea when I first heard of it and it continues to seem like one now. Especially in an era when XKCD sums up the mainstream media so eloquently...

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