Daily Archives: 21 August 2007

Ask not what Mother Jones did for you

WASHINGTON, DC: When Tehelka was setting up its print version, after the BJP-led NDA government’s successful witchhunt against the website, it raised funds from the ordinary public. Now, Mother Jones is following suit. The pioneering American alternative/investigative magazine isĀ opening a bureau in the nation’s capital—and they want readers to help. The goal is to raise…

How good is me.com for you—and democracy?

WASHINGTON, DC: If the world wide web was seen as the harbinger of the “global village”, customisation and personalisation of internet content have inverted the premise and reducedĀ users to “an audience of one”. This may be good for e-commerce outlets, advertisers, marketeers seeking to deliver targetted information. But how good is tailoring of news delivery…