Over at BuzzMachine, Jeff Jarvis has a great example of how the rise of ubiquitous moblogging devices, especially cameraphones like the Handspring Treo 600, are going to enable a new kind of reporting: on the spot coverage by citizens of events and circumstances that would previously have been too fleeting for a reporter to get to. When everyone has a connected camera and keypad, everyone has a device that lets them publish anytime, anywhere — which is definitely something new whether it strikes you as a bold new direction for journalism in the vein of OhMyNews, or as a kind of 21st Century Panopticon. [Thanks to Sandy Smith for sending the link.]Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at October 23, 2003
If you think anything I write here represents the opinions of anybody but myself, you need more help than I can give you. The opinions are all mine, folks. Nobody else's. ESPECIALLY not my employer's.
If that's too hard to understand... well, I'm sorry. There's only so much I can do. I'm not a therapist, and I'm not a miracle worker. (Unless you consider staying employed in this economy a miracle.) I wish I could help you work through your delusional belief that I'm speaking for anyone else but myself. Honestly, I do. But in the end, that's a monkey you'll have to get off your back on your own. Sorry.