The New York Times calls Jakob Nielsen “the guru of Web page usability” so those are their words, not mone. And U.S. News and World Report calls him “the world’s leading expert on Web usability.” Jakob holds 79 United States patents, mainly on ways of making the internet easier to use. When I launched iPRSoftware,…

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This is an exclusive, unedited interview with Washington Post editor of breaking news Chet Rhodes about pitching stories to the Washington Post, his daily video podcast and the challenges facing the news print publishing business.  Chet Rhodes has been working at Washington Post for eight years. Prior to becoming the deputy multimedia editor, Rhodes was…

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This is a talk I had in the early days of digital with J.D. Lasica about working in the mainstream media, citizen journalism and the impact of social media on traditional journalism. J.D. Lasica is co-founder and executive director of Ourmedia, a nonprofit global repository and community space for grassroots video, audio, photos and text.…

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This is a recording of a conversation I had with Dan Gillmor at the New Communications Forum in Palo Alto about the rise of grassroots media, the relationship between citizen journalism and traditional journalism, as well as the future of the mainstream media amidst the rise of online journalism. Dan Gillmor is the founder of…

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This is a gripping conversation with Ken Auletta, who has written the Annals of Communications column for The New Yorker magazine about declining newspaper readership, the public’s loss of trust for the mainstream news media, the challenges the traditional advertising industry faces as a result of digital video recorders and audience fragmentation and the impact…

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This is an exclusive interview with Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal, who Newsweeks calls “the most powerful arbiter of consumer tastes in the computer world today,” who Time magazine calls “the most influential computer journalist” and who Rolling Stone calls “the most powerful columnist in technology.” I recorded this one-on-one interview with the…

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00:32: Eric intros NY Times technology columnist David Pogue; plays a snippet of David’s thoughts about the amazing benefits of podcast; Eric explains “On the Record…Online,” who he is, what he does and what OTRO’s objective is. 5:44: All About Pogue: David discusses how he got into covering personal technology starting with music software; discusses…

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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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This is an exclusive interview with Leo Laporte, technology journalist, author and host of the #1 podcast according to Apple iTunes “This Week in Tech” about: Why he majored in Chinese History How he selects the topics for TWiT, whether or not podcast listeners are influencers How podcasting is impacting the rules of media relations…

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This is one of the first podcasts I ever did. It was recorded in San Francisco and Bulldog Reporter’s Media Relations Conference and features John Markoff, technology reporter with the New York Times discusses: The best way for public relations professionals to contact him How ideas become articles at the New York Times Which blogs…

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