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Some Hilarious Stuff on AP’s DRM

Tweet The AP has released some info on its new “protection” system–not sure what exactly they are trying to protect us from. From CrunchGear: This same system, as you recall, has prevented the rise of piracy in the music and movie arenas and must be applied to the written word before the Internet fails and […]

I Love It When A Plan Comes Together!

Tweet Trace isn’t going to mention it here, but something happened over the last couple of days that we’d be silly not to recognize. She broke a national story over at her own blog, Newscoma. The details of the story, the discussion over the issues, etc.–we’ll leave that over to her blog where it belongs. […]

Attribute, Attribute, ATTRIBUTE

Tweet Michael Silence gives mainstream media a tongue lashing.

On Blogging

Tweet If you have never read Stephen King’s “On Writing” you should because not only does it talk about technique but it also talks about the passion and the joy of writing. How To Make My Blog breaks down how this book can also help you with blogging. My favorite is this one: Do it […]

Some Advice From a REAL Expert

Tweet Google guru Matt Cutts has posted a letter he wrote to a young journalist friend back in 2007. It seems like most of the advice still applies, although there’s admittedly more of a sense of urgency now than there was then. I don’t expect that sense of urgency to be waning any time soon. […]

University Blogging

Tweet A comprehensive breakdown from Nathan at Compassion in Politics on social media in a university setting. From HR to marketing to networking, social media is revolutionizing how we communicate with each other. Whether you represent your universities marketing department or perhaps a law school or business school department, its imperative that you start engaging […]

On Optimism

Tweet From TechCrunch, commenting on a study from The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism: Online journalists are cautiously optimistic that their publications have viable business models compared to traditional forms of media. Over 60 percent of respondents reported that their online news units were making a profit. But only four out of […]

How To Blog If You Suck At Writing

Tweet This just might be brilliant.

Dos and Don’ts of Blogging for a Job

Tweet Great post today at DBT on using your blog as a job search tool. I think it’s appropriate for journalists to consider one other thing here… Just having a blog proves you are familiar and have experience with technology and new media, which is where it would appear journalism is moving. Rapidly.

Anonymous Commenters On Trial

Tweet By Trace Sharp The issue of anonymous commenters on news web sites has hit the courtroom in Knoxville. The issue has brought up a lot of discussion on and off line about the right to remain anonymous. Katie Allison Granju and I agree on this subject. The online comments on media web sites – […]


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