Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

10 questions for media entities

Jeff Jarvis asks 10 questions of newspapers… Probably these should be asked of anyone who has anything to do with: a) information b) the webbernet Here are the questions, and some teasers… see more here. 1. Who are we? “I’m going to start with an existential question. It’s a fairly ridiculous one but I don’t […]

Policy tool: ignore emails

NYTimes reports: The White House in December refused to accept the Environmental Protection Agency’s conclusion that greenhouse gases are pollutants that must be controlled, telling agency officials that an e-mail message containing the document would not be opened, senior E.P.A. officials said last week. The document, which ended up in e-mail limbo, without official status, […]