Zuckerberg, Obama and the Changing Semiotics of the Press ConferenceBy http://profile.typepad.com/1237764140s22740 // July 7, 2011 in Signs
Consider these two different scenes.
The first is a press conference held at Facebook in Palo Alto yesterday.
The second, a press conference the President held last week at the White House.
Both tableaux are contemporary. But the conventions of attention, power and accountability illustrated in each -- worlds apart.