It’s not like it’s some big secret that I don’t post here very often. But every once in a while I like to come back to this ancient blog and explain what I’ve been up to.
Lately, it’s Tumblr. I’m posting there even more often than I post to my work blog. I think [...]
I have an idea for a new way to blog. I can’t be the first to think this idea up, but I’m too lazy to figure out the keywords to begin searching the Web to find other people who’ve had this idea. Here goes:
This would be a single blog post, the text of which is [...]
Wikipedia says credit — or blame — for coining “blogosphere” goes to Brad Graham, a theater publicist and blogger in St. Louis who died this week at the age of 41. Look him up on Google and you’ll see: “Blogosphere” is his legacy.
But thank goodness, Graham was joking when he first said it — [...]
Paul Bradshaw, writing for Poynter, has raised some great questions about interviews conducted by e-mail.
Bradshaw was interviewed by a reporter via e-mail. At the end of their exchange, Bradshaw asked the reporter if that person would mind if Bradshaw published the e-mail exchange to his blog as raw data.
The journalist minded, [...]
The other difference between writing for print and writing for one’s blog is that there comes a moment with the print essay when it has to be ‘finished’ and dispatched to the sub-editors: there’s an ‘end-point’, in other words. But, in [...]
The New York Times cited an anonymous source saying that David Blum was the person behind the NYTPicker blog, only to have Blum deny the allegation.
TechDirt reports that it’s company policy at the New York Post and the New York Daily News not to credit bloggers for scoops.
BBC news editor Richard Preston delivered the Richard Dunn Memorial Lecture at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival today. In the lecture, Preston tells us that blogging has become a vital part of the way he does his reporting:
For me, the blog is at the core of everything I do, it is the [...]