Marshall Kirkpatrick is a co-founder and the CEO of Little Bird, a social marketing platform. Previously, he was the vice president and lead writer at ReadWriteWeb. Prior to joining RWW in September 2007, Marshall was the director of content at SplashCast Media. He also served as a lead blogger at TechCrunch.
8 books on the list
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The Data Journalism Handbook
Towards A Critical Data Practice (Digital Studies, 1)
The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice provides a rich and panoramic introduction to data journalism, combining both critical reflection and practical insight. It offers a diverse collection of perspectives on how data journalism is done around the world and the broader consequences of datafication in the news, serving as bo...
@chrisbrogan @aboutaaron The stories in this book are excellent, Chris. It’s really just full of stories from 70 data journalists, with related advice, as far as I can tell. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickMar 25, 2021
Between Earth and Empire focuses on the crucial position of humanity at the present moment in Earth History. We have left the Cenozoic, the “new period of life,” and are now in the midst of the Necrocene, a period of mass extinction and reversal. It is argued that an effective response to global crisis requires attention to all major spheres of soc...
@thisisneer @reframerefine Agreed! As described in this amazing book. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickFeb 02, 2021
Want to understand the GameStop situation? Here's a good explanation & analysis by the author of the best selling book "The Wisdom of Crowds" @JamesSurowiecki – source
Marshall KirkpatrickJan 28, 2021
Finalist for the 2020 C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems Since time before memory, large numbers of salmon have made their way up and down the Klamath River. Indigenous management enabled the ecological abundance that formed the basis of capitalist wealth across North America. These activities on the landscape c...
Regarding fires in California, this incredible book explains the fragility that has resulted from a century of settlers suppressing indigenous fire cultivation. This book blew my mind. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickAug 19, 2020
Just finished reading “Thinking in Systems” on Audible, highly recommend it. Realized at the closing credits I’m reading two books now both from Chelsea Green Publishing! I hadn’t heard of them before: – source
Marshall KirkpatrickAug 17, 2020
@jhagel This is a great book btw! – source
Marshall KirkpatrickNov 29, 2019
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The newest book from Jeremy Rifkin, advisor to the EU and China on the networked, green, post-carbon economy, is amazing. I recommend it highly. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickNov 03, 2019
This is an amazing book. If you think analyst firms are just pay-to-play and don’t deliver big, objective value, I dare you to read this book. I’m quite confident it will change your mind. It’s challenging everything I thought about change advocacy, content marketing, and sales. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickJun 03, 2019