Tony Pierce: New Media Pioneer

MP3 Audio [42 MB]DownloadShow URL Tony Pierce was blogging before most of us had broadband internet and well before smart phones existed. For over a decade he has been writing daily and bringing people into his world on the busblog, where nothing is true. Through it all, he has preached about what would only years […]

Not Just Comments

This site… or blog if you prefer to call it.. is fast approaching its 7th year in existence.  The podcast, soon to be on its 5th year. And even years before any of this, I edited my own little website on a long forgotten service called geocities, where I would write news commentary. And the […]

bm235 Online Community and State of Emergency

MP3 Audio [9 MB]DownloadShow URL At a time when the Pakistani government is using the state of emergency declaration to crack down on opposition and media, many citizens are turning to the internet. Amer Sarfraz, one of the people responsible for the Pakistani online community Buzzvines, joins me to describe life under the state of […]

Meanwhile, My Nephew

While a few months ago I may have changed the title of this blog to Citizen Reporter, that does not mean the personal side of things will suddenly disappear. It doesn’t mean I will pack up my opinion, my thoughts, my concerns, and things that happen to me. That said, I will still focus on […]