How the Internet can impact Music Journalism
Music Critic Conference
"Most cities now have just one newspaper. Even in New York City, the New York Times is the only paper to devote significant space to classical music and the other arts. This magnifies the impact of the comments any single critic makes. Visiting European critics said that with many journalists at any given event, they know that a variety of viewpoints will be aired."
Rock n roll witness
Al Aronowitz shares gritty behind the scenes history online at Blacklisted Journalist and has just published a book about what the scene was like when the Beatles met Bob Dylan. "While this 615-page, self-published, paperback book focuses on Dylan and the Beatles, it offers detailed portraits of many lesser figures, too, including disk jockey Murray the K, Beatles publicist Derek Taylor, and singer-songwriter Bobby Neuwirth (a close friend of Dylan's who achieved only limited success in his own career). ... "Bob Dylan and the Beatles: Volume One of the Best of the Blacklisted Journalist,"
is available via Web sites such as www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com