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Dan Gillmor is a noted American technology writer and former columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. He was one of the leading chroniclers of the Silicon Valley dot-com boom and its subsequent bust. Gillmor is also the author of a popular weblog covering technology news and the Northern California technology business sector, criticizing rigid enforcement of copyrights, and commenting on politics from a frequently left-wing perspective.

Dan Gillmor is director of a new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard. Gillmor worked at the Detroit Free Press and the Kansas City Times before moving to the San Jose Mercury News in 1994. He left the Mercury News in January 2005 to work on a grassroots journalism project, called Bayosphere, launched in May 2005. Nowadays he is also involved in an online travel application project called Dopplr.

He is also the author of a book, We the Media, published in August 2004, chronicling how the Internet is helping independent journalists combat the consolidation of traditional media. "We the media" is a quick guide of all the new internet tools for journalists. In this book, he talks about weblogs, RSS, SMS, peer to peer and how all these tools will change communication.

From 1994-2005 he was a columnist at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s daily newspaper, and wrote a weblog for The blog is believed to have been the first by a journalist for a traditional media company. He joined the Mercury News after six years with the Detroit Free Press. Before that, he was with the Kansas City Times and several newspapers in Vermont.

During the 1986-87 academic year he was a Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he studied history, political theory and economics.

Before becoming a journalist he played music for seven years.

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Total Books: 6
2010 - Mediactive (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780557789429
ISBN-10: 0557789427
Genre: Computers & Technology

2010 - Mediactive (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780984633609
ISBN-10: 098463360X
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Fear The Accuser
2009 - Fear the Accuser (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781104840198
ISBN-10: 1104840197

Fear The Accuser
2007 - Fear the Accuser (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780548448793
ISBN-10: 0548448795

We the Media Grassroots Journalism By the People For the People
We the Media
2004 - We the Media (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780596007331
ISBN-10: 0596007337
Genres: Computers & Technology, Nonfiction