Social media

WHIOTV makes up news as they go along

This “story” that WHIOTV ran today, is a prime example of manufactured news. Unfortunately- I can’t embed it here, like I can the well produced and much more factual story run by the Columbus station that got the story first. This was a laptop that I found on Craigslist. I sent my employee- Matthew Read More

What would Cory Booker do? Same as David Esrati would: The Pointview Solution

I hate to make this a campaign statement- but, forming committees is NOT the way you quiet a problem neighborhood. Nor is sending letters- the way to solve the problems on Pointview is to camp out- just like Newark Mayor Cory Booker used to do: For five months in 2000, Booker took to the streets; Read More

Newark, N.J., did what Dayton can’t

Last night I watched “Street Fight”- a documentary that was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005. In some ways, it reminded me of Dayton politics when I ran for Mayor the first time (vs. Clay Dixon where Mike Turner won by 400 votes). My windows were shot out two nights in a row at Read More

Solving the digital divide? Do you have suggestions?

In my real world job, I work in advertising. I’m active in my professional organization, the local chapter of the AAF. I’ve been in since day one of the planning of an annual event called summitup– where we bring social media gurus to talk in Dayton and try to school the masses on what social Read More

I’m going to PodCamp Ohio – anyone else?

Summer camp for geeks like me- the Dayton Web bloggers meetup hasn’t really taken off- maybe PodCamp will jumpstart us… PodCamp Ohio » About Welcome to home of PodCamp Ohio. PodCamp Ohio is the media community UnConference that helps connect people interested in blogging, social networks, podcasting and new media to learn, share, and grow Read More