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  • Donald
    Todd, Thanks for your follow-up. If I was to harsh in my reply, I apologize as well. Best, Donald
    Message 1 of 13 , Mar 25, 2012
      Todd,

      Thanks for your follow-up. If I was to harsh in my reply, I apologize as well.

      Best,

      Donald

      --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com, Todd Cochrane <geeknews@...> wrote:
      >
      > Kris, Donald, Group
      >
      > I get asked at least 2-3 times a month to provide input on the new media
      > space, academics, journalist, people writing books people fishing for
      > info etc.. Up until recently I have given of my time and information
      > freely. Sadly what has caused me to become critical, is that I am always
      > told by the person doing the research/asking questions that they will
      > provide a copy of the research once it is complete. More often than not
      > ends up not happening thus may reluctance to share.
      >
      > It has to be a two way street, after all I love to share info with the
      > 11,000 podcasters we work with, anytime we can feed them cool data
      > points we try to do so.
      >
      > Kris responded saying she is happy to share the findings, and I am happy
      > she is doing so, and retract my initial criticism. 9 out of 10 times
      > sadly this does not happen.
      >
      > My response was obviously taken as me being against academics. But even
      > academics are now protesting the pay-per-play journal system, case in
      > point Elsiver has come under a lot of heat lately on this topic and over
      > 8500 academics are now publishing to open journals, and boycotting Elsiver.
      >
      > Seeing many of the colleges, universities are getting federal, state
      > funding it only make sense that if a tax payer is paying the bill, the
      > research papers should be published in the open when it is not of a
      > classified nature.
      >
      > Todd..
      >
      >
      >
      > On 3/23/2012 4:10 PM, markk wrote:
      > >
      > > I don't think that Todd "flamed" her, and frankly I had the same
      > > thoughts when I first followed the link. Perhaps some clarification in
      > > her original letter that her link would take you to a page which
      > > required payment to see the paper. She supplied the link, Todd didn't
      > > Google it. Now you're ripping on a guy who gave podcasters Power
      > > Press, one of our most important tools to make posting and tracking
      > > our our sites easy.
      > > If there was a misunderstanding, fine, I think everyone is cool with
      > > that. But if this is just a generic protect the academic thing, then
      > > perhaps the academic needs to develop some clarity with her letter and
      > > explain some controversial points that will be found when someone
      > > follows that link.
      > > I did take her latest survey and had planned on writing directly to
      > > her for a copy of the final paper when it was done, but this still
      > > doesn't change the original impression when I followed the link; which
      > > was the same one Todd had. Donald, maybe you should back off and let
      > > things be.
      > >
      > > --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:podcasters%40yahoogroups.com>, "Donald" <don@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Todd,
      > > >
      > > > Perhaps if you read Kris' entire post you would have seen, " If you
      > > have any questions, or would like a copy of my forthcoming paper,
      > > please feel free to email me at my university address:"
      > > >
      > > > I have contacted Kris and she is willing to share the paper.
      > > >
      > > > As others have noted, this is academic research, so you are not
      > > giving away a million dollar idea here, just your opinion.
      > > >
      > > > Whether you participate in the current study or ask Kris for a copy
      > > of the paper is voluntary. I see no need to flame her.
      > > >
      > > > Just my opinion. :-)
      > > >
      > > > Donald
      > > >
      > > > www.spreaker.com/show/the_free_coo
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In podcasters@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:podcasters%40yahoogroups.com>, Todd Cochrane <geeknews@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I would not participate in a survey which results will be locked
      > > behind
      > > > > a paywall. You research you conducted before is only available on
      > > a pay
      > > > > basis so why should we continue to feed you info when the material
      > > you
      > > > > are posting will never see the light of day..
      > > > >
      > > > > Todd..
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On 3/21/2012 9:15 AM, kris3198 wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hi everyone,
      > > > > > A few years ago I posted to this group about some research I
      > > conducted
      > > > > > on independent audio podcasters. I am pleased to announce that
      > > results
      > > > > > from this project will be published in the journal New Media &
      > > Society
      > > > > > in 2012 (yes, the wheels of academia grind slowly!). You can
      > > read an
      > > > > > abstract of the paper here:
      > > > > >
      > > http://nms.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/10/18/1461444811420848.abstract
      > > > > >
      > > > > > In addition, I would like to announce that I am conducting a
      > > follow up
      > > > > > survey this month, and I would like to ask for your help. Thus
      > > far we
      > > > > > have been combing through the iTunes podcast listings and inviting
      > > > > > participants via email. It's possible that some of you on this list
      > > > > > have already received that invitation. However, I would like to
      > > cover
      > > > > > as many angles as possible, so I would like to invite others to
      > > > > > participate in the survey.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > To qualify, you must be at least 18 years old, and have created at
      > > > > > least one podcast that was not *originally* affiliated with a
      > > > > > traditional media organization, like a radio station (if you
      > > started
      > > > > > independently, and then later got picked up by a station, you would
      > > > > > still qualify).
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The survey is open to video and audio podcasters. It is open to
      > > > > > podcasters in any country, but it is only available in English.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The survey URL is:
      > > > > > https://www.hostedware.com/secure/hs/takesurvey.asp?c=podcast2012
      > > > > >
      > > > > > If you have any questions, or would like a copy of my forthcoming
      > > > > > paper, please feel free to email me at my university address:
      > > > > > k.markman@ <mailto:k.markman%40memphis.edu>
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I would also love any suggestions as to other message boards,
      > > > > > directories, etc. where I can reach podcasters. You also do not
      > > have
      > > > > > to be currently producing a podcast to complete the survey, so
      > > if you
      > > > > > know any former podcasters, please feel free to share the URL.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I personally feel like podcasting is a very exciting phenomenon
      > > that
      > > > > > does not get enough attention from the wider academic community, so
      > > > > > one of my goals is to use this research to make podcasting and
      > > > > > podcasters more visible to academia and the world at large.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks for your help!
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Kris M. Markman, Ph.D.
      > > > > > Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
      > > > > > University of Memphis
      > > > > > Office:ACB 235; Phone: 901-678-5458
      > > > > > Email: k.markman@ <mailto:k.markman%40memphis.edu>
      > > > > > www.krismarkman.com
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --
      > > > > Todd Cochrane Geek News Central twitter: @geeknews 808.741.4923
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
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