Stephen Maing’s documentary High Tech, Low Life reveals the efforts of two of China’s most visible bloggers, Tiger Temple and Zola, two very different reporters with apparently different motivations whose work scaling “the Great Firewall” walks the fine line between political dissidence and social commentary.
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday June 23, 2013 5:00 pm|
And what’s not to love — she mentioned in a shout-out my much-loved (often-derided) fave band Journey.
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday June 16, 2013 12:45 pm|
All good things must come to an end, even after numerous awards and accolades, it’s time to acknowledge that I cannot continue to run on fumes alone. The Blend could continue limping along, but my health and well-being come first; over the last few years burning the candle at both ends with a full-time offline job and PHB.
|By: Pam Spaulding Tuesday January 22, 2013 8:30 am|
I had the very necessary surgery on Friday, January 18, 2013, so here’s where I am after the bilateral discectomy now that I’m a few days post-op.
|By: David Dayen Friday December 21, 2012 1:51 pm|
It is with a heavy heart that I wrap up these eight-plus years of writing things on the Internet. The concurrence between my last day and the end of the Mayan calendar, by the way, is purely coincidental; I do think there will be news after today, and most likely people covering it (anyway, the whole world-ending thing is a great big misunderstanding, I guess). Anyway, there are a lot of people who deserve to be mentioned.
|By: David Dayen Thursday December 6, 2012 7:25 am|
I want to share some news. I am going to be ending my association with FDL News Desk. My last day will be December 21, two weeks from tomorrow.
|By: Pam Spaulding Wednesday October 24, 2012 6:43 am|
David Freedlander’s report is a fairly accurate reminder of once was was — organized online political power by a group of individual bloggers that is now in decline — and what the state of things is now as changes in the economic, political and media landscape have resulted in natural, if not desired, evolution.
|By: Pam Spaulding Saturday October 13, 2012 6:00 pm|
I read this piece and was fascinated by the apparent agita out there over what people see/respond to on social media when it comes to discussing politics.
|By: TBogg Wednesday September 19, 2012 11:40 am|
As of today, September 19 in the Year of Our Tebow 2012, I have been “blogging” for ten (10) years.
|By: Pam Spaulding Thursday June 7, 2012 12:32 pm|
I’m in Providence, Rhode Island for Netroots Nation 2012 (#nn12), and it’s nice to see so many familiar faces and newbies here.