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They are reasonably accurate, but they misfire sometimes. Jan 05, James Cridland rated it really liked it.

Archived from the original on November 27, Before becoming a journalist, Gillmor worked as a musician for seven years. Starting in Octoberhe wrote a weblog for The Mercury Newswhich is meriactive to have been the first by a journalist for a traditional media company.

Dan Gillmor

Read this book right away, buy one for a friend and another one for a student, and then put Gillmor’s advice into action. Archived from the original on 24 June Jamie rated it really liked it Sep 04, Gillmor attacks the problem of representation and reality head on, demanding we become media-active users of our emerging media, instead of passive consumers.

Want to Read saving…. While Gillmor is excited about the potential for citizen-created media, he has some criticism for the way the current system operates.


Mediactive by Dan Gillmor

I didn’t learn anything new, but I do like Dan quite a bit. Ten Commands for a Mediactiev Age “An important book showing people how to swim rather than drown in today’s torrent of information. How has media publication changed? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Dan Gillmor lives on the front line of digital information – there’s no-one better to help us understand the risks and opportunities or help us ask the right questions. While the author can be extreme at times, his views have definitely impacted the way I will view media and gilllmor in the future. As we move further into the digital age, we will be creators and producers of the news, rather than gillkor receivers.

Director, Center for Citizen Media. Tyler McLeod rated it liked it Jun 23, A longtime newspaper columnist and author of We the Media: All of this begs the question, what are we teaching in schools in ord How has media publication changed? Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dan Gillmor.

A Note to Readers. A book which works well as a reference book over time as well as a one-off read. To see what your friends thought of mediiactive book, please sign up.


Jul 20, Dirk rated it really liked it. If you consume any type of news media, you ought to read gillomr This book it’s a free download from his website, though I bought the Kindle version from Amazon instead is a good read – for people who work with the media, or people gullmor consume it.

It was definitely bearable and very informative. Dale Lature rated it really liked it Medisctive 20, Living people American male bloggers American bloggers American male journalists American technology writers Berkman Fellows Citizen journalism Internet activists 21st-century American non-fiction writers University of Michigan fellows The Mercury News people.

This is what our students need to learn in school. Mar 17, Brian rated it really liked it. Gillmor does not advocate more laws, and instead argues for new societal norms that abhor online cruelty. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat mediactivr Dan is a scholar at the Walter Cronkite School – where I work – and is highly respected as a top expert on the future of journalism.