The conversation with Jay Rosen continues
: Jay Rosen, head of the journalism department at New York University, damned near stole the show at Bloggercon with his concise and cogent observations on the meaning of the Internet and media (see his line about readers and writers, below).
In our weblog world, there are some people (and you know who you are) who snark about journalism schools (as they snark about journalism). But reconsider Rosen. I’ve been impressed with him as a J-school head who Gets It. I try hard to be a big-media guy who Gets It. And maybe that’s why, in our short acquaintance, we’ve found so much common ground. We are both excited about this new world and eager to figure out what it could mean for the future of media. We also want to be a part of it. That’s why we blog.
This is part of that process of figuring it out: a series of conversations we’re having in our weblogs. Part II, our post Bloggercon klatsch:
Rosen: You and I have just returned from Blogger.con and we thought: why not compare notes? For me, relatively new to the we-do-weblogs world, it was like visiting a tribe whose din had been growing louder, and being asked to one of their ceremonies