Tag: Blogging

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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How many Swedish blogs are there?

• November 3, 2007 • Comments (3)

I’m trying to get a grasp of the Swedish blogosphere, to answer the simple question of how many Swedish blogs there are. Simple, that is, until you start digging into it. Then you realize immediately that you have to limit yourself to Swedish blogs on Swedish blog services, as there are no country-specific statistics on […]

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Personality analysis as a way of reaching people more effectively

• November 1, 2007 • Comments (0)
Personality analysis as a way of reaching people more effectively

Qualitative analytics of blogs is Mattias Östmar‘s focus in his startup PRfect analys, which he presented at Daytona Sessions. – I like methods of measurement, and I like to define things, he says with a smile. – Marketing used to be about mass communication. It won’t die out, but targeted marketing will compete with it. […]

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Swedish blog aims at becoming a local The Onion

• September 10, 2007 • Comments (3)
Swedish blog aims at becoming a local The Onion

Doug Lansky is the guy behind Sweden’s first real attempt at a clone of the Onion, named Faktumé. He’s an American travel writer and lecturer living in Stockholm with his Swedish wife and three kids. I asked Doug about satire writing for Swedes, among other things. This is the original interview which I translated and […]

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Slots available to give a presentation at PodCamp Europe

• June 3, 2007 • Comments (0)

PodCamp Europe is coming up in ten days (June 12-13, in Stockholm, Sweden), and by the looks of it it will be a cool event. But there are still slots to fill in the presentation schedule. If you have something to say about podcasting, blogging or social media in general, don’t miss out on this […]

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Damon Rasti: When you can influence content you are more okay with ads

• May 16, 2007 • Comments (0)
Damon Rasti: When you can influence content you are more okay with ads

Tjuvlyssnat.se is a Swedish version of the popular US blog ”Overheard in New York”. In a short period of time it has gained a great success, being the most read blog on Bloggportalen.se, and last summer the blog landed a book deal. The book is also very successful. Last week Damon Rasti, one of the […]

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Robin Hamman on the pilot BBC project in Manchester

• May 13, 2007 • Comments (2)
Robin Hamman on the pilot BBC project in Manchester

The BBC is a media company in the forefront when it comes to working with its users, letting them contribute in different ways. One of their projects that I’ve been following for a while is the Manchester blogging project, a pilot study where editors work closely with a community of local bloggers. Last Thursday I […]

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Hej! 2007 coverage

• April 20, 2007 • Comments (2)
Hej! 2007 coverage

Tomorrow’s Hej! 2007 conference in Stockholm will focus on web 2.0. I’ll be attending the conference and will try to blog as much as I can, live, in texts and photos. Whether on this blog or on my personal blog will depend on how much relevance the subjects will have to citizen media. The photos […]

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PodCamp Europe – Sweden's first unconference – to be held in Stockholm

• April 16, 2007 • Comments (1)
PodCamp Europe - Sweden's first unconference - to be held in Stockholm

Anyone who can make it to Stockholm on June 12-13 should check out PodCamp Europe. I’m quite excited to hear about what is most likely Sweden’s first unconference. The concept is that the knowledge stems from the audience, so everyone is a potential speaker. And yeah, the event is free! I’ve registered and really hope […]

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Using twitter on the road, and Bloggvärldsbloggen

• April 9, 2007 • Comments (0)

I’ve been off on vacation in Italy and the UK (hence no activity on this blog), and twitter has proved to be a good tool for keeping myself updated on what my friends and acquaintances are up to, as well as a way of updating them on what I’m doing. It was fun to get […]

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Congdon laughingly breaks the rules of journalism – gets fatherly piece of advice

• March 23, 2007 • Comments (0)

Interesting piece by Daniel Terdiman on Cnet about Amanda Congdon‘s refusal to live by journalistic rules/standards, even after starting working for ABC News. there’s a bit of a kerfuffle going on right now in light of revelations that even as she has been producing stories for ABCNews.com, she has also been performing in infomercials for […]

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