Introduction 1. From Tom Paine to Blogs and Beyond 2. The Read-Write Web 3. The Gates Come Down 4. Newsmakers Turn the Tables 5. The Consent of the Governed 6. Professional Journalists Join the Conversation 7. The Former Audience Joins the Party 8. Next Steps 9. Trolls, Spin, and the Boundaries of Trust 10. Here Come the Judges (and Lawyers) 11. The Empires Strike Back 12. Making Our Own News Epilogue and Acknowledgments Web Site Directory Glossary Notes Index
Dan Gillmor is a nationally known technology columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's paper of record. His syndicated column runs in many other U.S. newspapers. Gillmor's daily weblog for SiliconValley.com, an online affiliate of the Mercury News, is read by nearly 500,000 people each month. Gillmor is frequent speaker at tech industry conferences, and he appears regularly on radio and television. He has been consistently listed by industry publications as among the most influential journalists in his field, and has won several state and regional journalism awards. We the Media is his first book.