The Great Debate

from The Great Debate UK:

One Young World: let’s hear it from the under-25s

February 4, 2010


Amid the ongoing global conversation about the economy, and projections about when -- and in which markets -- the world might emerge from financial crisis, the collective voice of the 25-and-under age group is hard to hear.

from The Great Debate UK:

Are publication bans outdated in the Internet era?

January 25, 2010

IMG01299-20100115-2004The debate over freedom of expression and the impact of social networking on democratic rights in the courts is in focus in Canada after a Facebook group became the centre of controversy when it may have violated a publication ban.

Newspaper brands that manage the transition to digital models can thrive

By David Moss
November 28, 2009

davidmossiv— David Moss is a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta. The views expressed are his own. —

from The Great Debate UK:

Remembering how to forget in the Web 2.0 era

November 20, 2009

Amid ongoing debates over the hazards of excessive digital exposure through such Web 2.0 social networking platforms as Facebook and Twitter, a new book by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger extols the virtues of forgetfulness.

Can sleeping giant Skype reinvent itself?

By Eric Auchard
September 1, 2009

eric_auchard_thumbnail2.jpg — Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

Do once-hot Internet start-ups who miss a date with destiny ever truly get a second chance? History says no, even for once-great names like Netscape, AOL and MySpace.

from Commentaries:

Twitter backlash foretold

August 11, 2009

Technology market research firm Gartner Inc has published the 2009 "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies," its effort to chart out what's hot or not at the cutting edge of hi-tech jargon. It's just one of an annual phalanx of reports that handicap some 1,650 technologies or trends in 79 different categories for how likely the terms are to make it into mainstream corporate parlance.

from The Great Debate UK:

Free may be a radical price, but is it progressive?

July 10, 2009

padraig_reidy-Padraig Reidy is news editor at Index on Censorship. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from For the Record:

Citizen journalism, mainstream media and Iran

July 2, 2009

dean-150Dean Wright is Global Editor, Ethics, Innovation and News Standards. Any opinions are his own.

from For the Record:

Counting quality — not characters — in social media

June 3, 2009

dean-150Dean Wright is Global Editor, Ethics, Innovation and News Standards. Any opinions are his own.

Facebook, shmacebook: What’s the next great thing?

May 18, 2009

John Abell

John C Abell is the New York Bureau Chief for and edits the Epicenter Blog. The opinions expressed are his own.