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Dead Tree Journalism Archives

Scatalogical Tweets offend; P&G, LeBron & YouTube Stars Score
Occupy Wall St: citizen journalists and buggy whips
The Stealth Interview (the one that didn’t happen)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds ViewChange: an Extraordinary Combination of Technology & Compassion
Business Week: Blogs are Opinion, Not Objective Reporting. Jeez!
NY Times to Women Bloggers: Shouldn’t You Be Home Baking Cookies?
“Mainstream Media is Objective” – and I’m Queen Elizabeth
NY Times Just Can’t Bring Itself to Put CAAFlog Blogger Scoop in a Headline
AP vs Blogger BrouHaHa – New Realities for Old Media
Drinking From the Media Firehose – News is Right Now; the Rest is History
Kara Swisher Goes Digital-Only – “Goodbye Dead Trees”
Doc Martens, So Ugly They’re Beautiful, Longing to Be Cool Again
TechNewsWorld: The Top 10 News Stories Broken By Bloggers
Why I Read the Tabloids (Besides the funnies)
Prominence of Blogs in Pet Food Recall Reporting Demonstrates Why Mainstream Media Is Losing Its Audience
Engadget-Apple Kerkuffle: Blogs Moving Markets Was Inevitable
Readers’ Top 100 Influencer List is Very Different From Time’s Top 100
Insipid Fashion Statement of the Month
The Wall Street Journal Still Doesn’t Get Blogging
Swedish Newspaper Goes 100% Digital, Expecting Growth
Wall St. Journal Has Subscription Offer Ass Backwards
Joseph Rago, WSJ: Blogs Suck! Jeez, What a Grump!
The First Blog Post? Dec. 1941
Reuters Opens Virtual Bureau, With Real Bureau Chief, in Second Life
Powers: Everyone’s a Media Critic
Real Estate Advertising Fosters Rosy Outlook in NY Times Reporting
I’ve Got the Quoted Out of Context in Dead Tree Media Blues
Mainstream Media Weighs in On Rocketboom Bust, But Adds No News
Announcing Blog Funding, WSJ Takes Pot Shot at Bloggers (Again)
Are Bloggers the Only Journalists Having Fun Anymore?
Dan Rather to Join Mark Cuban’s HD Net. Eat Your Heart Out CBS. You Blew It.
Oregon Paper Asks Readers to Re-Write an Editorial
Red Herring’s Inflammatory Headline Belies The News
PR Newswire Offering Podcasts Beginning May 12. Will MSM Be Listening?
New York Times “Bought the Long Tail”
Bloggers (at newspapers too) Need a Code of Ethics
Anatomy of a Rumor Shows Why They Call Blogs NEW Media
Can Bloggers Make Money? You Bet! But the Wall St. Journal Still Doesn’t Get It
Dear NY Times and Daily News: Stop Hiding Your Blogs
Finding the Gold Standard in the Blogophony
Bloggers Are Not Reporters and Other Blog Bashing From Report on Excellence in Journalism
Fast Company Features WalMart Blog: No, It’s Not by WalMart
NY Times: Edelman in Sleazy Relationship with Right Wing Bloggers
Fortune’s Dos and Don’ts for Corporate Blogs:What’s Next
White House Spin Machine Imploding?
Sun-Sentinal: Blogs Are Big Business
NY Times Positioned to Be Giant Blog Force – So Why Aren’t They?
Tello Luxuriating in Media Coverage, Mostly From Blogs
Exclusive: Forbes Blog Story Screws Up Quotes, Big-Time
Forbes Article Reverses Its Blog Bashing Stance, Sort Of
Yahoo Gives Up on Search, Concentrates in Web 2.0
Hacks and Bloggers Podcast
Weird Premise of NY Times Article on Business Blogs
IBM’s Local Paper Finally Notices That Thousands Are Blogging at Big Blue
NY Times and WSJ Finally Cover Microsoft Shutdown of Chinese Blogger
NY Times and Wall St Journal Articles Bemoan the Death of Message Control
NY Times’ Investigative Report on Teen Webcam Porn: MSM at Its Best
Madigan Says Newspapers Aren’t Dying, But Doesn’t Prove It
MSM Discovers That Blogging is, Doh, a Business
NY Times Writer Astounded That Blogs Work for Corporate Marketing
Forbes Story Bashes Bloggers As Lynch Mobs
Constitutional Rights of Editor Suspended in St Louis
New York Times Finally Notices Folksonomy
Wall St Journal Notices Battle for Blog Search Engine Supremacy
Blogging of Interview Raw Materials Changes Journalism
NY Times: Blogs Are a Sea Change in Global Communication
No Way to Send Letter to the Editor Through Business Week’s Site. Why Not?
Got the I’ve Been Misquoted in Business Week Blues
NY Times Digital, Print Newsrooms to Merge
Sarah Boxer Pens Another Ill-Informed Blog Story in the New York Times
One More for a Hat Trick
Why Can’t Mainstream Media Be More Like iPod?
The CBS Evening Blog
Blogosphere to NY Times: Five Days
BBC News: Blog Is “Ideal News Resource”
NY Times: Major Advertisers Looking at RSS Feeds
Press Release From Hell and Lousy Reporting It Generated
Why Blogs Won’t Replace Press Releases – or Publicists
BusinessWeek Brings Mass Collaboration to the Masses in Cover Story
NY Times and NY Daily News Add Columns About Blogging
New York Times Notices Mobblogging — Only Three Years Late
Carl Bialik of Wall St Journal Widely Quoted on Blogging Even Though He Doesn’t Blog
Drug Trial That Rocked Australia Blogged Live From Court
NY Daily News Adds RSS Feeds
Wall St Journal Tech Report on Mainstream Media’s Future Ignores Impact of Blogs
Will New York Times Have the Balls to Take Major Steps to Enhance Credibility?
Will Business Week Blog Turn to Paid Sub?
New or Old Journalism — It’s Still About the Writing
Is Blogspotting Being Met With a Big Yawn From BusinessWeek Subscribers?
Misquoted in the Press, Fred Wilson Proposes a Dangerous Alternative: The Stealth Interview
New York Times Breaks Huffington Blog Story 18 Days After It Runs in Blogosphere
BusinessWeek Cover Story Lauds Blogs, Launches BusinessWeek Blog
Broadcasters Losing Sleep Over Competition from Blogs
Associated Press Article Explains Blogs to Its Huge Global Audience
Tracking How Long It Takes the New York Times to Pick Up Stories From the Blogosphere
Investor’s Business Daily: Blogs Increasingly in Corporate Arsenals
Milk Blog, a Shill for Special Interests, Claims ABC & USA Today Were Duped By Bogus Institute
Blogger Calls Administration Liars But AP Won’t Use the “L” Word
Bring the Body Bag Count Back to TV News to Make Iraq War Real
American Press Institute Presents Free Webinar on The Vanishing Newspaper
NY Times Pays Fire Sale Price for About.com’s 500-Blog Network
Peggy Noonan: Old Media Envy Freedom of Bloggers
News Corp Finally Taking a Close Look at the Internet
NY Times Pontificates on PR’s Bad Press
Jay Rosen, PR Bloggers and the Williams Flap. Yawn.
Wall St. Journal and New York Times Still Dissing Bloggers
Howard Dean Announces Candidacy for DC Chairmanship. Will Traditional Media Give Him a Fair Shake?
Dead-Tree Journalists Still Surprised at Blogs’ Reach and Impact


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