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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 From Tom Paine to Blogs and Beyond

    1. The Corporate Era

    2. From Outside In

    3. Ransom-Note Media

    4. Out Loud and Outrageous

    5. The Web Era Emergent

    6. Writing the Web

    7. Open Sourcing the News

    8. Terror Turns Journalism’s Corner

    9. Endnotes

  2. Chapter 2 The Read-Write Web

    1. Mail Lists and Forums

    2. Weblogs

    3. Wiki

    4. SMS

    5. Mobile-Connected Cameras

    6. Internet “Broadcasting”

    7. Peer-to-Peer

    8. The RSS Revolution

    9. Making Sense of It All

    10. Endnotes

  3. Chapter 3 The Gates Come Down

    1. Spreading the Word

    2. Truth Squad

    3. Looking Deeper

    4. Bubble, Bubble, Tout and Trouble

    5. Swarming Investigators and Spies

    6. Watching Journalists

    7. Turning the Tables

    8. Endnotes

  4. Chapter 4 Newsmakers Turn the Tables

    1. Learning by Listening

    2. Blog It

    3. The Celebrity Blog

    4. Talking to the Audience

    5. Fine-Grain Pitching

    6. Some Rules for New-World PR and Marketing

    7. Endnotes

  5. Chapter 5 The Consent of the Governed

    1. Business as Usual

    2. What’s New Is Old

    3. Electing a President

    4. Dean Meets Meetup, Blogs, and Money

    5. Cash Cow, and Catching Up

    6. Open Source Politics

    7. A Changing Role for Journalists

    8. The Tools of Better Governance

    9. Endnotes

  6. Chapter 6 Professional Journalists Join the Conversation

    1. Traditional Media’s Opportunity

    2. Authority from Linking, Listening

    3. Asking the Former Audience for Help

    4. Case Study: Promoting, Then Reporting, Activism

    5. Case Study: The Citizen Reporters

    6. Newsroom Tools

    7. Teaching New Tricks

    8. A Question of Trust

    9. Endnotes

  7. Chapter 7 The Former Audience Joins the Party

    1. Citizen Journalist: Bloggers (and More) Everywhere

    2. Evolutionary and Revolutionary

    3. Nonprofit Community Publishing

    4. Alternative Media Flourishes

    5. The Wiki Media Phenomenon

    6. Business Models for Tomorrow’s Personal Journalism

    7. New Business Models: The Tip Jar

    8. Endnotes

  8. Chapter 8 Next Steps

    1. Laws and Other Codes

    2. Creating the News

    3. Sorting It Out

    4. Syndication Takes Off

    5. The World Live Web

    6. Probing APIs and Web Services

    7. Okay, but Whose “Information” Do You Trust?

    8. Dinosaurs and Dangers

    9. Endnotes

  9. Chapter 9 Trolls, Spin, and the Boundaries of Trust

    1. Cut and Paste, Right and Wrong

    2. New Ways to Mislead

    3. Who’s Talking, and Why?

    4. Trolls and Other Annoyances

    5. Spin Patrol

    6. Citizen Reporters to the Rescue

    7. A Flight to Quality?

    8. Plain Old Common Sense

    9. Endnotes

  10. Chapter 10 Here Come the Judges (and Lawyers)

    1. Defamation, Libel, and Other Nasty Stuff

    2. Jurisdiction

    3. Email and Free Speech

    4. Misusing Other People’s Work

    5. Copyrights and Wrongs

    6. Forbidden Links and Other Outrages

    7. Endnotes

  11. Chapter 11 The Empires Strike Back

    1. Governments Get Nervous; Big Business Gets Nosy

    2. The Copyright Cartel

    3. Eye of the Beholder

    4. Charm and Toughness

    5. The Tech Industry Sellout

    6. The End of End-to-End?

    7. Return of the Jedi Users

    8. A Deregulatory Rescue?

    9. The End of Scarcity?

    10. Endnotes

  12. Chapter 12 Making Our Own News

    1. A Creative Commons

    2. Day-to-Day Changes

    3. Endnotes

  1. Appendix Epilogue and Acknowledgments

    1. Outline and Ideas

    2. Drafts and Other Postings

    3. Acknowledgments

    4. Endnotes

  2. Appendix Web Site Directory

  3. Glossary

  4. Colophon