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Information overload? Not when RSS readers get smarter 0

Information overload? Not when RSS readers get smarter

A new service aims to take the stress out of RSS reading. It’s easy to sign up for more feeds than you have time to read. In comes Blastfeed, a keyword based filter that...

Reporters without borders issues handbook for bloggers 0

Reporters without borders issues handbook for bloggers

The organisation Reporters without borders released a pdf document in 2005 titled “Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents”, offering hands-on tips for bloggers in countries where freedom of speech is restricted. Reporters without borders write:...

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News 0

BBC pioneering "citizen tv" with Your News

BBC News 24’s launch of Your News, a tv news program to be made up of user-generated content, marks another step in the convergence of citizen and established media. The pilot of the show...

Citizen media: A definition 0

Citizen media: A definition

What is citizen media? What media? What citizens? How? I set out to find out how others had defined it. Here’s Wikipedia‘s take: Citizen Media, Participatory Media, or Democratic Media refers to any form...

SIME 2006 – day 2 0

SIME 2006 – day 2

I’m having a great time the 2nd day of SIME 2006. So many inspiring people. Like Dan Gillmor who totally gets it, Andreas Weigend who got his own show!, a panel of teenagers who...