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Digital Journalism Archives

Facebook Live Coverage of Shootings Changes News Forever
Jack Dorsey’s CEO Duet; Twitter Moments; YouNow Takes Off
YouTube Launches Newswire, Bush Launches JEB!
Google & GoPro Team Up for Virtual Reality
How NASA & NY Times Use Google+ Hangouts in Digital Strategy
[VIDEO] Ferguson Protests, Cyber Attacks & an Aroused Horse
Uber’s Dirty Tricks; Twitter saves lost bunny, furniture industry gets hip: Beyond Social Media Show # 33
MLK Day Mistweets, Richard Sherman’s Rant & EA’s Non-Disclosed Paid Reviews
Join us Tues, Oct 1 at 2 PM EST for 1/2 hour live Google+ Hangout on Air with The Beyond Social Media Show
Climate Name Change: a brilliant way to deal with people who ignore science and a sense of humor about a serious issue
Occupy Wall St: citizen journalists and buggy whips
The Stealth Interview (the one that didn’t happen)
Facebook-Inspired NJ Student Protest Provides a Lesson in the Power of Social Media and the Politics of Now
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds ViewChange: an Extraordinary Combination of Technology & Compassion
Business Week: Blogs are Opinion, Not Objective Reporting. Jeez!
Drinking From the Media Firehose – News is Right Now; the Rest is History
What journalistic responsibility do bloggers have?
Brijit: Reading 2.0
TechNewsWorld: The Top 10 News Stories Broken By Bloggers
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
Swedish Newspaper Goes 100% Digital, Expecting Growth
Can Internet Talents Rescue TV Networks From Idiotic Reality Shows?
The First Blog Post? Dec. 1941
Reuters Opens Virtual Bureau, With Real Bureau Chief, in Second Life
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
Bloggers (at newspapers too) Need a Code of Ethics
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
NY Times: Edelman in Sleazy Relationship with Right Wing Bloggers
White House Spin Machine Imploding?
Sun-Sentinal: Blogs Are Big Business
Journalist Blogs His Pitch-to-Paycheck Process for New Media Age Feature On Up Your Budget Treasure Hunt
NY Times Positioned to Be Giant Blog Force – So Why Aren’t They?
Forbes Article Reverses Its Blog Bashing Stance, Sort Of
Hacks and Bloggers Podcast
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
One More for a Hat Trick
Boeing Offers Citizen Journalists a Free Ride
BBC News: Blog Is “Ideal News Resource”
Ex CNN Reporter Rebecca MacKinnon: English Language Blogs Have Narrow World View
Press Release From Hell and Lousy Reporting It Generated
Bayosphere to Institute Voluntary Honor Tags for Bloggers & Other Writers
Why Blogs Won’t Replace Press Releases – or Publicists
Congratulations to Jonathan Dube and Sree Sreenivasan!
BusinessWeek Brings Mass Collaboration to the Masses in Cover Story
Larry Larsen: Will Apple Sue CNET or Do They Only Go After Bloggers?
About.com Expanding Its Business Model
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
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
Tracking How Long It Takes the New York Times to Pick Up Stories From the Blogosphere
Technorati and PubSub Disagree on the Number of Blogs Online
Blogads Survey: Blog Readers Older, Richer, More Influential Than Last Year
Comparing Graff to Gannon is Like Comparing Fluffy Bunny to Chuckie
NY Times Pays Fire Sale Price for About.com’s 500-Blog Network
Peggy Noonan: Old Media Envy Freedom of Bloggers
Jay Rosen, PR Bloggers and the Williams Flap. Yawn.
B.L. Ochman Named Associate Editor of Take Back the News
Blogs Provide First-Hand Details from Tsunami Disaster Scene and Pinpoint Global Relief Efforts
Dead-Tree Journo At Dallas Morning News Sounds Premature Death Knell for Blogging
Time Magazine Names Power Line Blog of the Year; Calls Them Amateur Journalists
Newsweek Salutes The Alpha Bloggers
Ragan Report Rant Rips Bloggers
Wikipedia Founders Launch Wikinews Site
Bloggers Are Talking About You; Link to Them
Ad Week Launches Ad Freak Blog
Bob Bly Would Like Some Marketing Blog ROI Info
Another Black Eye for Barnako
Bloggers Convince PRSA to Add Blogging Workshop to PRSA 2004 Conference
PRSA Conference Flap Update — I Certainly Have Their Attention :>)
Blogs Are Great, But What’s It All Mean?
Rep. Ed Schrock (R-Va.) Resigns After Blogger Outs Him
Wall St. Journal: Blogs Fulfill Internet’s Promise of a Voice for All
When is a Blog Not a Blog?
List of Corporate CEOs Who Blog
Farewell to Gentle Tina the Elephant
Shameless Self Promotion
Internet Week: Convention Bloggers Legitimized New Medium
Bloggers Bring Sea Change to Political Reporting
I’m Featured in PR Week Interview on Global PR Blog Week
Holmes Report Articles Misses Really Big Picture on Internet and Blogging
Sam’s in the Daily News Today, But The Quote’s Left Out
15,000 Reporters Covering Democratic Convention
Worldwide Exclusive! President Bush Helps Make Sam Famous!
Holy News Coup Batman! Blogger Scoops All Media With Early Iraq Handover Story
Bill Gates Said to Be Planning a Blog
TIME’s “Meet Joe Blog” Is Best Article About Blogging Yet!
Blogging’s Impact on Traditional Journalism Growing
Global PR Blog Week Set
The Media Bloggers Respect
Citizen Journalists Change Worldwide War Perception With Digital Cameras
Chinese Government Shuts Down Two Major Blog Portals
Cooperative Blog Started for Editors of Major Papers Worldwide
Study Proves The Obvious: Bloggers Plagarize. But the Problem is a Lot Bigger Than That
Confounded Bullshit Station Still Refuses to Run MoveOn Commercial