According to Entertainment Weekly Senior Editor & L.A. Bureau Chief Benjamin Svetkey, who appeared today on Sunday Morning Shootout with Peter Bart and Peter Gruber, to discuss this year’s power list — which is actually a list of the year’s biggest deals, in a departure from the norm — the competition to make the cut…

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This is a conversation I had with BusinessWeek technology department editor and Blogspotting blogger Heather Green about how she got into covering technology, BusinessWeek’s personality and much more.  She also talks about her career as a journalist, how she prefers to work with public relations people, where technology is taking us and much more. SHOW…

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Doc Searl has the brief, on Tom Hespos’s definition of the corporate conversation marketing department of tomorrow. Would love to see it happen, but am somewhat skeptical about whether or not businesses with less than $20 million in annual revenue will be able to justify the added expense of a conversation marketing department. It may…

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The LA Podcasters, a group I am involved with, is going to be doing a series of podcasts out of Los Angeles in early November to promote our city’s cultural diversity and to cross pormote our podcasts to one another’s audiences. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your…

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Expert business communicator Shel Holtz of For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report has written a essay on business-to-business podcasting that does an excellent job of explaining how to best deploy this emerging new media channel. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop, log on and…

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Here’s a scoop. I just got a call from someone very close to me with friends at the broadcasting & cable trade rag TelevisionWeek . According to my source, Block — who spent six years at The Hollywood Reporter before joining TelevisionWeek as Editor — resigned today, saying he needed more time to work on…

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Paid Content has the scoop. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop, log on and learn the ins and outs on social media engagement and SEO. Sign up at https://www.socialmediabootcamp.com

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LA Podcasters Dan Klass and Lance Anderson held a free seminar on podcasting at the Mac store in the Groove last night. I spoke to Dan today and he said they 80 people showed up, making it a standing room only situation. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring…

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Steve Outing of Poynter Online’s eMedia Tid Bits blog speculates the increase in RSS use — which was recently reported by Forrester Research — is due to the mainstream media’s adoption of blogs, easy to use RSS readers like My Yahoo! and people reading blogs without even knowing it. The Social Media Boot Camp comes…

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