I was watching an interview the other day, a diabetes researcher (my son was diagnosed with type 1 about a year ago), whose research is considered, by some, to be a bit off the beaten path. She asked how she handles criticism of her work and methods. She answered by saying that when you change a paradigm, a lot of people get upset.
There are two good blog posts you should read this week. Terry Heaton is one of the thought leaders in the “new media” space and the future of journalism. Insert “weather” where he references news and you will have a road map.
Also, the fate of local television stations is foreshadowed in a Lost Remote post by Steve Safran. Read the article, then tattoo this on the inside of your eyelids, “Blockbuster should have been Netflix.”