Work & writing by Josh Wilson

Alas, a Blog

Brief writings, comments, updates and vignettes.

Trust and Journalism’s Social Contract

By reader / June 3, 2008 / 0 Comments

A great irony of media reform is that people decry profit-driven corporations for subverting the Fourth Estate, but also don’t trust the journalists themselves to cover their issues in a meaningful way. This issue of trust remains a serious hurdle, but change is in the wind. Bloggers have effectively established a new accountability dynamic between […]

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Critical Mass & the SF Press

By reader / June 17, 2007 / 1 Comment

[Guest commentary,, April 16, 2007] “The Critical Press / Inflamatory coverage of mishap at a bicycle protest boosts paper’s readership” By Josh Wilson, the Web site of the San Francisco Chronicle, last week provided a fascinating look at how both initial newspaper coverage and Web 2.0 technologies can help shape perception of a […]

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