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On Citizen Media Watch

I’ve incorporated my posts from Citizen Media Watch, a blog on citizen journalism/citizen media I started in November 2006, into lottaholmstrom.se. You can find them under “CMW Archives” in the menu, and of course...

The Guardian to contract bloggers for local news 4

The Guardian to contract bloggers for local news

While Swedish national papers have moved away from local news initiatives, as local advertising markets are not ready to support costly coverage, there are examples in other countries of how to build coverage by...

Twitter as news source, and the unthinkable 0

Twitter as news source, and the unthinkable

Twitter is becoming the one stop place for relevant reading these days, especially since I’m way behind with my Google Reader feeds. Today’s most retweeted post, and a required read, must be Clay Shirky‘s...

Entrepreneurial journalism and the future roles of journalists 0

Entrepreneurial journalism and the future roles of journalists

I’m reading Ellyn Angelotti‘s summary of the discussions during the recent Journalism That Matters conference, wishing I had been there. It is written in an optimistic tone, and the focus is on journalistic entrepreneurship....

The BBC to educate the public in journalism 0

The BBC to educate the public in journalism

Now everyone can take part of the online journalistic training and resources the BBC has available to its journalists. The BBC blog dot life announces a virtual college of journalism: “One of the most...

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies 0

Scoopt's closing and the end of dedicated citjourn agencies

Citizen journalism photo agency Scoopt has shut down. Getty Images, which purchased the site two years back, are letting it go. In an interview in the British Journal of Photography, PJP, Getty spokesperson Alison...

Aftonbladet's blog award gathered the Swedish blogosphere 0

Aftonbladet's blog award gathered the Swedish blogosphere

All the winners of the Great Blog Award 2009. Yesterday evening, as we talked about in our bambusing from the event, the Great Blog Award (“Stora Bloggpriset”) gala was held at Nalen in Stockholm....

Major migration of the Swedish microblogosphere to Bloggy 0

Major migration of the Swedish microblogosphere to Bloggy

Bloggy is the new microblogging site of choice for Swedes. In a short time the site has gained about 3 000 users and continues to grow. – I was thinking: Can I do this...

Twingly offers microblog search 0

Twingly offers microblog search

Twingly expands its search engine with a brand new microblog search tool. They’ve been working on it for six months and today it was released. In the Twingly blog, they write: When we last...