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Writer, Editor – aNewDomain [dot] net


Today I’m excited to join the editorial staff of aNewDomain [dot] net.  aNewDomain is an exploration of technology culture founded by great tech luminaries (and TWiT cohorts) Gina Smith, John C. Dvorak, Eric Mack, and BYTE senior technologist Dr. Jerry Pournelle. My emphasis at aNewDomain will be editing and writing […]

SXSW ’12, the Quick and Dirty Takeaway: “He Had A Lot To Say”


Over the past few years the scale of SXSW has changed the event. The experience of reconnecting with friends and colleagues seems to have melted like whiskey-glass ice and resulted in a diluted experience.

Lines at SXSWi 2012. That said, SXSW Interactive is still a lot of fun, particularly for marketers seeking spring break while on the clock. I met a ton of super people, reconnected with old friends, networked like a truly terrible bastard, uttered many vulgarities at top volume (with and without whiskey), and moderated a panel on the future of work.

The Primary Explainer Podcast


The GOP nomination contest marches on. While the process is eight weeks and several contests further from New Hampshire, we’re no closer to understanding who the GOP nominee will be. But thanks to the hard work of William ‘Doc’ Stodden, Christopher Poirier, and their comrades-in-amateur-punditry we are able to understand […]

Social/Media Campaign 2012


In 2007 and 2008, during the emergence of social media, I covered the presidential campaign for the Talk Radio News Service. Tomorrow I depart for a few weeks on the road covering the 2012 campaign. Some of my time  - particularly early in the primary process – will be spent […]

Iowa Caucus Political Explainer Podcast


I’ll be live, on-location through the primary season. Really looking forward listening to @DocStodden’s Political Explainer podcasts. kopoint: Produced for KoPoint Stories by Doc Stodden  Political Director of KoPoint. — — — This inaugural edition of the KoPoint Political Explainer covers everything you need to know about the Iowa Caucuses, including what is […]

The Future: Laws To Live By


Hi there. Over the past few days I’ve contemplated composing a number of ‘what traditional media can learn from the web’-type posts. I left my traditional-media comfort zone not to pursue a new job, but rather to create content that I believe in. After scrapping a number of justifiably snarky posts, I realized that I have little desire to linger in the past. Instead I will marginalize negative feelings in favor of tightening my future focus.

Hello World: I Have Resigned From ABC News.



I have resigned from ABC News and today, Friday, November 18th, will be my final day in the office of ABC News Radio. January 13th, 2012 will be the final day of employment by ABC News.

I am humbled by and grateful for my experience at ABC News, and humbled by and grateful to my colleagues-in-journalism and the lessons they have taught me.


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