I've spent the better part of the last week building a new site for CTlab's Current Intelligence blog, which at some point in the next couple of weeks will be migrated out from under CTlab housing into its own domain and platform. For those who've been following CI, the first thing you'll probably notice is … Continue reading CTlab Spin-Out Project
A Sobering Statistic For Aspiring Academics // Savage Minds On the Gulf Between Academia and Journalism // Daniel Bennett Journalism Academics Must Learn From Multimedia Reporters // Tim Luckhurst Measuring the Impact of Charisma // (via) MIT Media Lab Google Applies to Become Power Marketer // NYT Crisis? What Crisis? // Abu Muqawama
Afghan Hands – The Blog
A little over a week ago, I made a return visit to the ISAF webpages to poke around. It looks like some changes have been in the works. The website, which was pretty static before, is all swish now, and comes equipped with a social media dashboard in the footer where readers can subscribe to … Continue reading Afghan Hands – The Blog
Learning the Ropes
Or at least, the strings... Rob Crilly's got some common-sense tips on how to be a stringer for media outlets - especially relevant in an age of spare budgets and lean news organizations, when the staff foreign correspondents are becoming an increasingly rare breed. Though I take exception to eliminating the middle initial from my … Continue reading Learning the Ropes
Threat = Intent + Capability + Disposition + Activity
AQ vs. Hezbollah: which is scarier? This is one debate that hasn't been given enough air time. Ex does a decent job, but misses a couple of key points in the formula.