Monday, April 13, 2009

Completely Conspicuous Episode 75: Future Shock

Back with part 2 of my conversation with Eric Convey, managing editor of the Boston Business Journal, about the death of newspapers and what, if anything, can be done about it. In this episode, we talk about using new media in newsgathering and the future of journalism and share some old tales from our reporting days. Click here to listen to the show in streaming audio or download it directly here (right click and "save as").

The show notes...

- New media in newsgathering
- The future of journalism
- Tales of old reporters
- Pinhead of the Week

- The Hold Steady - Chips Ahoy (live)
- The Pink Mountaintops - Vampire
- The Vaselines - Son of a Gun

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The Hold Steady song is on the new live album A Positive Rage on Vagrant Records. Click here to download the song.

The Pink Mountaintops song is on the new album Outside Love on Jagjaguwar Records, where you can find out more and download the song.

The Vaselines song is on the new collection Enter the Vaselines on Sub Pop Records, where you can find out more and download the song.

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of Mark Campbell.

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