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2-5 minutes of advice from Paul Levinson on writing, succeeding, navigating the media
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Advice to writers at all stages of the process - from the first word to selling your story or manuscrript to your book on Amazon and in the bookstores - by the author of 15 books (science fiction novels and nonfiction about media and communication) and counting... Here are the ten most recent:
Paul Levinson takes you on a walking tour – actually, it's more like a running tour – of the media innovations that are transforming our world. He's not just a scholar, he's an explorer, immersing himself in MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and multiple blogging platforms to help us make sense of the galloping changes in media. Have we entered a glorious new era of media democracy, or are these innovations leveling standards of fairness and authority? Levinson remains an optimist without being blind to the dark side of change. Whether you want to learn to blog, podcast or Twitter yourself, or just keep track of the way such tools are remaking the world around you, the "New New Media" is an indispensable guide.
Jeff Jarvis, Director of New Media Program, City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism; Founder, Entertainment Weekly; Creator, BuzzMachine blog , says:
Paul Levinson provides an invaluable and encyclopaedic guide to the newest of new media invented so far.
Mignon Fogarty, creator of the award-winning Grammar Girl podcast, and author of the New York Times bestseller Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing , says
Insightful and comprehensive. The overviews are great for people who want to quickly get up-to-speed on the entire landscape or more experienced Web addicts who want to branch out, and the anecdotes and history will delight people who consider themselves old-timers.
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More of my advice to writers : My Four Rules
In the Media: New New Media in the newspapers : : August 25, 2009 The New York Times article "Love That Tweets" by Lisa Bernhard ... August 19, 2009 Baltimore City Paper article "A Million Conversations" by Joab Jackson ... November 2, 2009 Atlanta Journal-Constitution article "Race puts Atlanta election on national media's radar" by Kristi E. Swartz ... November 10, 2009 Duke Chronicle article "New media, new athletes" by Andy Moore ... December 7, 2009 Yahoo News: Decade in Review article "You power: The decade’s new media revolution" by Laura E. Davis ... December 20, 2009 Christian Science Monitor article "Show Me the Money" (not available online) by Gloria Goodale, cited by Cynthia Kurtz in "Show Me the Village" post in Story Colored Glasses blog ... January 8, 2010 Christian Science Monitor article "Curtains for prime time's 'Jay Leno Show'?" by Gloria Goodale and Daniel B. Wood ... January 9, 2010 Philadelphia Inquirer article "Leno was in a bind" by Jonathan Storm ... January 10, 2010 Christian Science Monitor article "NBC pulls plug on Jay Leno show's prime time experiment" by Gloria Goodale and Daniel B. Wood ... January 12, 2010 CNN.com article "Same-sex marriage and the YouTube debate" by Doug Gross ... January 12, 2010 Christian Science Monitor article "Conan O'Brien rebuffs Leno move, throws NBC late night into chaos" by Gloria Goodale and Daniel B. Wood ...January 20, 2010 Federal Computer Week article "Social media swings tight Massachusetts Senate race" by Doug Beizer ... February 5, 2010 Federal Computer Week article "Agencies on track to meet open gov deadline" by Doug Beizer ... on radio : September 2, 2009, interviewed by Mike McConnell, 700WLW Radio , Cincinnati, listen to podcast here ... September 15, 2009, interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi NPR show, listen to podcast here ... throughout the day, September 20-21, 2009, segments of a 50-min interview on KNX Radio , Los Angeles ... October 8, 2009, interviewed by Barna Donovan & Ernabel Demillo, Culture Wars, WSPC Radio , Jersey City, listen to podcast here ... January 19, 2010, interviewed by Fred W. Hoffman, KCPS Radio , Burlington, Iowa, listen to podcast here ... February 24, 2010, interviewed by Gordon White, Social Media Podcast , Edinburgh, Scotland, listen here ... on television : December 10, 2009, on Fox Business Channel , Is AOL Obsolete? see video ... February 9, 2010, on NY Nightly News , Mainstream vs. New New Media Coverage of Gov. David Paterson NY Times "story," interview by Chuck Scarborough and Melissa Russo , see video ... March 8, 2010, on Fordham Nightly News , How I Came to Write New New Media, and more, interview by Tom Gallagher , see video ...
New New Media reviewed by Robert K. Blechman, 9 September 2009, in Blogcritics
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