Blog Action Day: Wednesday

"Re-Tweet" of 19 August post: Blog Action Day, 15 October 2008, is an annual nonprofit event designed to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters to discuss the same issue on the same day. Think of it as something like an intellectual flash mob. You don't have to sign up to participate, but right now there are 2,305 sites registered. …continue reading →

Apple Stock Shocked by CNN iReport Rumor

Read the nitty gritty at Christopher Penn's Awaken Your Superhero. The risks of "citizen journalism" + financial "news." Relevant questions:Apple shareholders: if you lost money on Apple due to the rumor, is CNN responsible? Is CNN liable? Are they a media outlet or a content distributor. If they fall under common carrier, then who is liable besides the original rumor spreader - and are the shorts, if there were any, profiting with no liability?continue reading →