The mission problem

On December 6, 2009 Rob Bole, the CPB’s VP for Digital Media Strategies, wrote a great post: The Mogul’s Dilemma: Our Mystic Guideposts to Failure. Highly recommended reading. I was reminded of it today in the MediaShift post that actually started with me and then ended with Rob while talking about the infrastructure needed for…

FINAL CUT: The Future is Public Service Media

Here’s the final cut of my recent presentation for WOSU Public Media in Columbus. This time I’ve got a video I created myself plus a complete set of slides and links back to all the original material. In this case, the video is a revised presentation deck with a brand new voiceover track. This way,…

Pirates, legless dogs and public media

At the end of Thanksgiving weekend I went out with friends to see the new movie Pirate Radio. For those that don’t know, British radio was pretty tightly controlled just at the time that British rock and roll artists exploded onto the international pop music scene. Youth and music enthusiasts were basically deprived of rock…

Big Webcast on Tuesday (11/03)

UPDATE: The webcast video and audio is now posted. For those that may not yet have seen a promo for this webcast, here you go — this is a good one: From Broadcast to Broadband: Redesigning Public Media for the 21st Century Ellen Goodman, Rutgers University School of Law Jake Shapiro, Executive Director, Public Radio…