Archive for March, 2010

What CNN Should Do With Itself in Prime-Time

A media beat reporter asked me if I had any advice for CNN about what to do in prime-time. Just so happens I do. Ditch the View from Nowhere but don’t go aping your rivals. Here’s my alt line-up for CNN from 7 to 11 pm. Noting that I had some suggestions for the Sunday […]

How the Backchannel Has Changed the Game for Conference Panelists

The bar’s been raised. Use of the backchannel–years ago it was IRC, today it’s Twitter–lets the audience compare notes and pool their dissatisfaction if the program misfires. Here’s what we did to avoid that at SXSW. If you follow me on Twitter, you will occasionally hear me mention “audience atomization overcome.” I’ve been using this […]