Was there viral documentary film and video before the Internets? You bet. As Kliph Nesteroff wrote recently in The Awl, viralness or “virality” as he calls it, was around long before the Nyan cat. Lots of documentary footage circulated and had an impact way before the Web through now-dead media: mimeographs, public access cable, and
Michael Moynihan does not feel good today, after writing the story that forced Jonah Lehrer to quit his job at The New Yorker and admit he had made up Bob Dylan quotations. “I don’t want the scalp,” Moynihan… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
In an April appearance on “The Colbert Report,” Jonah Lehrer talked with host Stephen Colbert about creativity, the subject of his new book, “Imagine.” Editions of the book are now being pulled by the publisher, after Tablet Magazine contributor… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
Deadspin | The Independent | FelixThe Independent’s Los Angeles bureau chief, Guy Adams, lost access to his Twitter account because he revealed the corporate email address of an NBC executive on Twitter after complaining about the network’s Olympic coverage,… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
A memo from The Washington Post leadership to staff says the grant of a half-million dollars will allow four new hires. In May, the Ford Foundation granted the Los Angeles Times $1 million to “focus on the Vietnamese, Korean… Read more Share this: Tweet this!