Category: CMW Archives

Personal transparency, the eleventh change for journalists

• March 12, 2008 • Comments (1)

A lot of comments have been made to Paul Bradshaw’s (read his blog too) excellent list of changes for journalists in the upcoming ten years in the Press Gazette lately. In short, the list is made up of: 1. From a lecture to a conversation 2. The rise of the amateur 3. Everyone’s a paperboy/girl […]

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Transparency – not for Canadian soldiers

• March 3, 2008 • Comments (0)

The Canadian defence department has sent a memo to soldiers, urging them not to use social networking sites like Facebook, writes CBC News. The reason is said to be that terror organizations like Al Qaeda are monitoring these sites and any details revealed by soldiers might compromise missions and potentially threat the safety of the […]

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67 percent of Americans think journalism is "out of touch"

• March 2, 2008 • Comments (1)

The results of a recent We Media/Zogby Interactive poll shows that two thirds of the American respondents think that traditional journalism is “out of touch” with its audience and its needs. This despite the fact that almost half of the respondents use the internet as their primary news source. There are indeed great challenges ahead […]

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Hard times for bloggers and journalists in Sri Lanka

• March 2, 2008 • Comments (0)

Living in Sweden, and especially taking an active part in covering and exploring social and citizen media, I take many things for granted. One is the right to take photos in public areas, another to report about what I see and opinions and thoughts I have on any thinkable subject. In other parts of the […]

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New year and blog vacation

• January 2, 2008 • Comments (0)

Happy new year, all! I’ll start this year off with a 2 month vacation from this blog. I’ll be travelling during January and Febuary, and post updates in The Many Faces of L., but won’t do much here at Citizen Media Watch. See you in March, when I start my new job as managing editor […]

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Hyper local – Åsbro

• December 23, 2007 • Comments (3)
Hyper local - Åsbro

I once more welcome Gitta Wilén as a guest contributor here at Citizen Media Watch. This time she has interviewed a hyperlocal blogger, Alf Fransson. Alf Fransson, 69, is blogging about a small area 1.3 Swedish miles from Askersund in Närke, Sweden. By putting up his own placards at the local petrol station/grocery store, he […]

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Per Mosseby: The mobile revolution is happening – but not here

• November 24, 2007 • Comments (1)
Per Mosseby: The mobile revolution is happening - but not here

Per Mosseby of Pixbox says at Hubbub 07 he thinks the developing countries is where the mobile revolution will truly happen. When mobile applications have been developed, the laptop is better than the cellphone in all aspects of the services that were going mobile. That is however changing, Per Mosseby says. – Things are really […]

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Green hat people brings gaming to real life

• November 24, 2007 • Comments (1)
Green hat people brings gaming to real life

Niklas Tyllström is at Hubbub 07 to talk about Green hat people, a pretty cool real life game where you get instructions in your cellphone and then go places in your city to find clues and answer questions. – We were lacking unpredictability in our lives. We came up with a concept where the real […]

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David Haddad on the convergence of positioning technologies

• November 24, 2007 • Comments (1)
David Haddad on the convergence of positioning technologies

David Haddad of Spontu works with social networking on the mobile. Since Hubbub is all about convergence, he focuses on the convergence of positioning, connectivity and powerful mobiles. He shares some lessons learnt: Be intellectually honest about your motivation. Solve a real human social inefficiency. Choose a technology that works, with an eye on the […]

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Hubbub in photos

• November 24, 2007 • Comments (1)
Hubbub in photos

My photos from Hubbub end up here. And here’s the Hubbub Flickr photo pool where everyone’s sending photos.

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Hubbub – a half day conference with a mobile focus

• November 18, 2007 • Comments (5)
Hubbub - a half day conference with a mobile focus

Update 2007-11-24: Four more speakers added! Next Saturday afternoon the nice guys and gals at Nustart will host another conference at Nymble at KTH in Stockholm. The last one, Hej!2007, was a great success, and I am looking forward to Saturday when Hubbub07 takes place. The focus this time is on fixed to mobile applications […]

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”Let blind people and people with ADHD test-run your site”

• November 7, 2007 • Comments (3)
”Let blind people and people with ADHD test-run your site”

Social media is supposed to make it easier for everyone to contribute and to express oneself. But a lot of people are still shut out. – Blog services are not accessible for everyone, says Stefan Johansson of Funka Nu. He talks about accessibility at the Morgondagens webbplatser conference in Kista outside Stockholm. He gives the […]

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