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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Blowing Up “Blow Up”

I am a longtime fan of Antonioni’s 1966 film Blow Up about the swinging fashion photographer played by David Hemmings who becomes a witness to the aftermath of what may or may not have been a murder. Blowing up his negatives he sees fuzzy things which seem to point to a crime, things that only [...]

Paying for Online Journalism: The Television Model

Perhaps nothing is discussed as much as the financial future of online journalism. Without the large-scale advertising rates that were prevalent in print journalism and without subscriptions, how are news organizations going to survive in nearly any form?
For me the financial answer is simple–use the television model. When I go online it is to browse [...]