What Makes Jeff Jarvis Buzz?


I met Jeff Jarvis at the last SXSW Interactive conference. I think I blogged about how cold he was to bring his teen-aged son along to SXSW. His personal blog, BuzzMachine.com, features an image of him from an interview on NBC. Notice his big smile? Notice the American Apparel ad? It was not until today that I realized what he was smiling about.

About Jeff Jarvis: “JEFF JARVIS blogs about media and news at Buzzmachine.com. He is associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York’s new Graduate School of Journalism. He is consulting editor of Daylife, a news startup. He writes a new media column for The Guardian. He consults for media companies. Until 2005, he was president and creative director of Advance.net, the online arm of Advance Publications. Prior to that, Jarvis was creator and founding editor of Entertainment Weekly; Sunday editor and associate publisher of the New York Daily News; TV critic for TV Guide and People; a columnist on the San Francisco Examiner; assistant city editor and reporter for the Chicago Tribune; reporter for Chicago Today. He says he is at work on a book.”

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