Howard Owens is a digital media pioneer. He started publishing local news online in 1995 when very few local news outlets had web sites. The header image on the site depicts the film camera he used early in his career and the press pass from his year on the staff of the Carlsbad Journal. For more on Howard's professional background, read his LinkedIn profile.
HowardOwens.com is the personal web site of Howard Owens and covers his range of interests -- political localism and libertarianism, music and personal interests, as well as his professional interests.
Howard is currently publisher of The Batavian and lives in Batavia, N.Y.
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If you need something to spice up your Super Tuesday, why not help cover it socially? Check out the Publish2 Super Tuesday project.
There’s a huge opportunity to help voters find the best election coverage in the sea of election content. Yeah, you can do it by yourself — but on the web, the larger the network, the more influential the linking — time to break down those traditional media silos.
Great chance to learn and experiment with journalists using web 2.0 tools to engage audience.
UPDATE: More on Super Tuesday … a regular reader from the Chicago Tribune dropped sends along word that they’ll be doing interactive video chats tomorrow. Continue reading →
TechCrunch has posted an interesting chart showing the fast growing web sites.
Take out the porn, and what you have are blogs, social networks, video and UGC sites. Some of the fastest growing encompass one or more of those content strategies.
There’s not a traditional media site in the bunch. Even the government (weather.gov) is kicking MSM’s butt.
Your audience is drifting away, MSM. Continue reading →