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Blogs vs. Journalism

When: Saturday, 11 AM

Last year Om Malik lead a discussion on what bloggers could learn from journalism, and vice versa. This year he teams up with noted contrarian John C. Dvorak to take the discussion to the next level.

John C. Dvorak Session Leader: John C. Dvorak

WordPress blog: Dvorak Uncensored

Current PC Magazine Columnist writing Inside Track, an essay and a weekly online column. These articles are licensed around the world. Also a weekly columnist for Dow-Jones Marketwatch, Info! (Brazil) and BUG Magazine (Croatia). Previously a columnist for Forbes, Forbes Digital, PC World, MacUser, PC/Computing, Barrons, Smart Business and other magazines and newspapers. Former editor and consulting editor for Infoworld. Has appeared in the New York Times, LA Times, SF Examiner, Vancouver Sun. Was on the start-up team for CNet TV as well as ZDTV. At ZDTV (and TechTV) was host of Silicon Spin for four years doing 1000 live and live-to-tape TV shows. Also was on public radio for 8 years. Written over 4000 articles and columns as well as authoring or co-authoring 14 books.

2004 Award winner of the American Business Editors Association’s national gold award for best online column of 2003. That was followed up by an unprecedented second national gold award from the ABEA in 2005, again for the best online column (for 2004).

Om Malik Session Leader: Om Malik

WordPress blog: GigaOM, and many more.

Om Malik, is the founder of GigaOmniMedia, Inc. and executive editor for GigaOM.com. Before launching his own publishing venture, Om was a senior writer for Business 2.0 magazine covering telecom and broadband stories. For more info on Om, see the Om Malik extended bio.

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  1. Climb to the Stars (Stephanie Booth) Says:

    John C. Dvorak and Om Malik: Blogs vs. Journalism

    These are my notes of this session. They may be inaccurate. Check with people who actually said the words before jumping up and suing them. Thanks.

    John C. Dvorak thinks there is no difference whatsoever, and bloggers should be given credentials. Th…

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