The Science of Journalism
If I Had My Way
To: Thomas Baekdal - email@example.com
Cc: Margaret Sullivan - firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Doug Skoglund - email@example.com
Date: 19 Jun 2014 06:00 am CDT
Subject: 2014016 - It's All About Egos - II
Finally, somebody that makes some sense -- and I quote:
What if the real problem isn't digital? What if the problem is the journalistic work itself?
Thomas, Sir, you have nailed one of the problems; however, it is one hell of a good start. The obvious question concerns their response -- if any.
I have written dozens if messages to Ms. Sullivan -- and I have their auto-replies to prove receipt -- yet no discussion. Apparently they want to suffer on their own.
The next question, of course, concerns your response to my overture -- I am looking for cooperative discussion; however, my access method is somewhat different.Using my own software (http://pdmsb.com) I retrieve your RSS feed and post it to my database. I then retrieve selected pages, edit and post them to my database.
I assume that your Baekdal Plus is tied to the browser, making discussion on my terms somewhat difficult -- what say you??
BTW, Journalism, as we know it, is a dead/dying issue -- and the NYT is a shining example -- a has-been operation trying to hold onto the past -- and failing.
To be continued (I hope)
Doug Skoglund firstname.lastname@example.org
I don't provide for comments since that is a system designed to control the communication process -- I do provide an e-mail address!! (Please put a [MYWAY] in your title to get my attention)
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