Dan Tynan is a veteran contributor to PC World and InfoWorld. His work has appeared in more than 50 publications, including Newsweek, Family Circle, Wired, Cargo and Playboy.com. He has appeared on CNN, CBS, NPR, Discovery, and Fox News, as well as dozens of regional TV and radio programs. Dan is the perfect person to describe the life of a successful professional tech freelancer, and the unique needs he has for PR input and service. He's also quite a character with a keen sense of humor, so laugh and learn with us next week at our usual time.
Who doesn't know Kara Swisher, the acerbic and peripatetic blogger for AllThingsD.com? A more opinionated scribe there could never be. Like so many others, Kara has been all over the Yahoo-Microsoft debacle. You know it's time for her to move on.
He's been around for a long time and many folks recognize his name, but getting to New York Times reporter Steve Lohr isn't easy. He knows what he wants. Covering IBM and Microsoft takes a fair amount of his time, but there's still room in his beat for enterprise computing and "the economics of technology." Hear him describe what that is -- as well as how PR pros can help him overal
Ask most people about what makes Forbes and they're likely to say "money." Yes, but even more that that, Forbes is about people and politics. Emeritus types still grace the pages, and remember that Steve Forbes once ran for President. Especially in this election year, take this into account when approaching Forbes, especially on the print side
Wayne Rash, senior technology editor
Veteran tech scribe Wayne Rash has a new job these days: attracting high-quality content generated by vendors. We're not necessarily talking contributed articles here. Also think video and slide shows. Wayne's turf is the eWeek.com Knowledge Center. Join us tomorrow to learn how it all works, and whether you or your clients have something meaty to contribute to Wayne's cause.
Brian is known to be very friendly and empathetic. “It’s one of those things; why are reporters short-tempered? I was brought up in a house where if the phone’s ringing, pick it up. If someone is calling, I try to take the time.
There's a new news boss at News.com and his name is Dan Farber. What changes has he made so far in one of our industry's most prestigious newsgathering organizations? How much should he change? As a busy editor-in-chief, how much journalism will he get to practice himself? Timing is everything, and we've got Dan on the docket for you just as he gets his arms around one of the most important journalism jobs in the business. He's a good guy to get to know.
If you've seen PCMag.com's Security Watch blog or eWeek's Cheap Hack -- you've seen security expert Larry Seltzer at work. He specializes in spam and viruses but blogs about much more than that. He's a bit of a curmudgeon, but a lovable one. Trust us. :-)
A "business-centric" tech blog focusing on financial reporting, and "not about tech products and services." Ben is primarily responsible for the direction of the blog, though all posts are edited twice and subject to normal WSJ reporting standards. Also, he says: "if any of you guys have feedback about what does and doesn't work, I'm open to that."
Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.