BusinessWeek media business columnist and contrarian Jon Fine on the state and future of the news gathering business, social media and productive relationships with public relations representatives.   3:10 – Fine on the PR/reporter relationship. 5:17 – Fine on the digital distribution of the news. 7:26 – Fine describes his BusinessWeek column “Media Centric.” 8:26 –…

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Slate reporter Chris Wilson — author of “The Wisdom of the Chaperones Digg, Wikipedia, and the myth of Web 2.0 democracy” — reveals the dirty little secret about the mythical wisdom of the crowd that never materialized. Show notes: 4:55 – Wilson shares his secret about user-generated content websites that is little known among the…

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