Category: CMW Archives

Camilla Lindberg: You need to be right – and earn the trust 0

Camilla Lindberg: You need to be right – and earn the trust

Over at Same Same But Different there’s an interesting guest post by politician Camilla Lindberg, the only member of one of the government parties in Sweden who voted against the new and controversial wiretapping...

A warm welcome to Gitta Wilén 2

A warm welcome to Gitta Wilén

I am happy to welcome Gitta Wilén as co-writer/partner here at Citizen Media Watch. Gitta and I go back a long way. We first met in the 90s when the web industry was still...

Socialmedian focuses US election coverage on a special site 0

Socialmedian focuses US election coverage on a special site

SocialMedian, the somewhat evolved digg-clone for social news and news tracking, has set up a special site for anything related to the US election. election.socialmedian.com is the place to check out if you want...

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media 0

12seconds.tv brings citizens' voices to established media

12seconds.tv, a lifestreaming/commentary/microblogging service in video format currently in beta, is becoming a popular tool for bringing people’s opinion to established media sites. The site’s built on really short video clips (12 seconds, duh!)...

More conversation needed on journalists' blogs 0

More conversation needed on journalists' blogs

On too many blogs written by Swedish journalists you see people commenting but the journalist never replies. They use a platform built on conversation as yet another megaphone, ignoring their readers. What journalists turned...

Citizen journalism's big impact in Korea 0

Citizen journalism's big impact in Korea

Interesting piece over at TechnoKimchi on the protests against president Lee Myung-Bak in Korea and how it all came about through citizen journalism: How did it happen so quickly? This is the fun part....

YouTube gets new citizen media channel – and beef over censorship 1

YouTube gets new citizen media channel – and beef over censorship

Going through old posts on Beta Alfa’s blog, I found a post about YouTube’s new Citizen Media channel, Citizen News. They’ve appointed a News Manager and aim to collect news from citizen sources in...

Why journalists should be monitoring and responding to reader comments 1

Why journalists should be monitoring and responding to reader comments

Excellent clip from WAN in Gothenburg, provided by Medievärlden. Pierre Haski of Rue89.com on how to take your readers seriously and get good quality comments and a good debate. More at Medievärlden (in Swedish).

Survey for blogging journalists 1

Survey for blogging journalists

Are you a journalist who blog? Check out the Online Journalism Blog’s new survey and help Paul Bradshaw get info for a book chapter he’s writing on the subject of journalists blogging.

Annika Lidne: The walled garden approach won't work for Facebook 1

Annika Lidne: The walled garden approach won't work for Facebook

Annika Lidne compares Facebook to AOL, the walled garden approach. – The walled garden didn’t work for them, and it won’t work for Facebook either. It’s a mindset that says “we’re not really interested...

Myspace: We've been pioneering the monetization of social networking 0

Myspace: We've been pioneering the monetization of social networking

Jonas Nyvang from MySpace talked a bit about MySpace apps and Open Social. – We give 100% of the revenues you can get from the app you develop. We’ve been pioneering the monetization of...

At Facebook Garage Stockholm 0

At Facebook Garage Stockholm

The usual crowd has shown up for Facebook Garage Stockholm, the third event organized by Nustart in Stockholm. The focus is on Facebook, but also social networking sites in general and their development. The...