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It addresses possibly the most significant phenomenon in modern politics, public affairs, political communication, and campaigns and elections: The adoption of the weblog, or blog, by institutions, advocacy groups, government agencies, political parties, commercial corporations, lobbying and public relations firms, and especially political leaders and candidates for elected office. [Read more…]

PbB Editor Changes Universities

Starting this summer, PbB’s editor, David D. Perlmutter will become a professorĀ and associate dean for graduate studies & research at the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications, University of Kansas. New email is: ddp (at) ku dot edu.

Originally posted June 2, 2006 at PolicyByBlog

Live from the Front Lines–The (Blogged) Words of War

Update: The Interview on podcast.

Another example of blogging morphing with otherĀ media:

The Press release from BlogTalkRadio:

Tuesday October 17, 2006 – On October 19th at 7 PM est., Scott Kesterson an embedded reporter with the US Army’s 41st Brigade in Afghanistan will be calling in live to BlogTalkRadio.com for a one on one interview with David Perlmutter.

This is Scott’s first live interview since being embedded at the beginning of March 2006. Scott will be discussing what is going on in Afghanistan behind the scenes and on the front lines. From his first hand experiences alongside our solders during battle armed with only a camera, to filming our troops training of the Afghanistan National Guard.

Interviewing Scott will be David D. Perlmutter; David is a professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research in the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of Kansas. He writes regularly for the Chronicle of Higher Education and has published over 130 opinion essays for U.S. and international newspapers. In addition, he is frequently interviewed by wire services, newspapers, magazines, and television media such as the New York Times, National Public Radio, CNN, Reuters, UPI, the AP, and ABC News as well as featured in a number of documentaries .

How to tune into The Words of War. [Read more…]