Category: CMW Archives

One in 2000 1

One in 2000

I like visual aspects of surfing blogs, and I like to see faces. That’s why I introduced the “blog spin” on Läsarbladet, a small flash banner displaying random faces from Aftonbladet’s blog community and...

Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp" 0

Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp"

Aftonbladet‘s new video clip site “Mitt klipp” (“My clip”) is up and running. Now members of the paid subscription service “Plus” can upload videos. Anyone can visit the site and look at the clips....

Bubblare.se bought by Eniro 0

Bubblare.se bought by Eniro

Swedish youtube clone Bubblare.se was bought by Eniro (well, 48.1% percent of the shares in Netclips AB which in turn owns the video community, and the option to acquire the remaining 51.9% of the...

Off on a break 0

Off on a break

I’ll be spending the weekend offline, going to Storvik on a creative writing fieldtrip. I guess it could be called some IRL/offline collaborative citizen media creation. ; ) Expect new updates in this blog...

Baiduer launches English language version of blog 1

Baiduer launches English language version of blog

Baiduer, a blog focused on immensely popular Chinese search engine Baidu, is now available in English. Since December, Baidu also has a blog search engine, so Baiduer could potentially become a good source for...

The Twingly effect 0

The Twingly effect

Beta Alfa writes about the increase in the number of links to Svenska Dagbladet articles after the launch of the Twingly link boxes. Bloggers have noticed they get increased traffic if they link to...

Fiction writing in new ways 0

Fiction writing in new ways

SvD writes, in an interesting article by Karolina Andersson, about new ways for writing fiction. A couple of examples: Jennie Dieleman inviting the general public to finish her novel. And the upcoming Swedish version...

AP and NowPublic partnership brings local cit-journ into big media 0

AP and NowPublic partnership brings local cit-journ into big media

Interesting partnership between the Associated Press and citizen journalism site NowPublic.com for local news. In a press release the two companies wrote that “the goal of the effort is to expand the world’s access...

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere 6

Swedish news sites narrowing the gap to the blogosphere

This week saw the entry of Twingly-powered link boxes on Swedish newspaper sites Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) and Dagens Nyheter (DN). The two competing dailies both link to blog posts that comment their articles, the...

Video clip on citizen journalism 1

Video clip on citizen journalism

Click To Play iCommunity.TV points to a video clip which is the result of a 3-month documentary production course at Cambridge Community Television. The video is about citizen journalism and its implications. Though a...

Geotagging makes YouTube videos local at iCommunity.TV 0

Geotagging makes YouTube videos local at iCommunity.TV

iCommunity.TV is a new mashup service of YouTube and Google maps. As I predicted, geotagging will be big this year, and this is a good example, even if it remains to be seen how...