Tag Archives: Baghdad

News: Demise by Increment?

By | July 2, 2007

Is the problem with journalism that it always focuses on the increment? Was reading Jeff Jarvis’ piece on the revolutionary impact of the iPhone — not, I hasten to add, about the iPhone as an item (the fetishism surrounding it may mark a lowpoint in our materialistic age) but about the citizen journalism coverage of the absurd lines forming outside shops by those eager to… Read More »

News: Baghdad Blogger…. The Book

By | September 22, 2003

 Salam Pax, the Baghdad Blogger, is bringing out a book. From the blurb: “Not a supporter of Saddam, Salam Pax recorded in his online journal the anticipation, resentment, amusement, and sheer terror he felt as he witnessed the demise of a long dictatorship and the chaos that followed its destruction. In doing so, the pseudonymous 29-year-old Iraqi engineer… Read More »

Column: No More Information Overload

By | June 28, 2003

Loose Wire — No More Information Overload    Now, the news you choose to read can be delivered in a friendly format that won’t clog your inbox By Jeremy Wagstaff   from the 3 July 2003 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. This is not another column about spam, but… Read More »