Tagged: Blogging

Citizen journalists banned from video reporting of violence in France 2

Citizen journalists banned from video reporting of violence in France

In France, neither filming nor broadcasting violent content is allowed for anyone else than professional journalists. This is the result of a law that’s recently been approved by the French Constitutional Council, writes InfoWorld....

Brazil's no. 1 online newspaper – and its bloggers | Guest post by Birgitta Wilén 3

Brazil's no. 1 online newspaper – and its bloggers | Guest post by Birgitta Wilén

Birgitta Wilén visits Folha Online in São Paulo, finds out about how they work with blogs, and ends up eating and talking about great food. I enjoyed reading Birgitta’s story and invited her to...

Investigative journalism from a Swedish blogger 2

Investigative journalism from a Swedish blogger

Swedish blogger Pawal at Datasvammel made the headlines of several of the major news media in Sweden Wednesday, when he revealed that Swedish State television uses a UK service to filter their incoming email....

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...

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...

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...

"Money could bridge the gap between blogging and journalism" 0

"Money could bridge the gap between blogging and journalism"

Lisa Sabater at the Daily Gotham poses a question. What do we need to turn blogging into real citizen journalism? She’s asking the readers of her blog for an answer, and the replies are...

Media shift and the new blog portal 2

Media shift and the new blog portal

After a few hectic days at work, I am far behind both blogging and reading blogs. One reason is pretty exciting though. Yesterday aftonbladet.se celebrated being the largest news medium in Sweden, which we...

Okay, take that gift. But let the world know you did. 1

Okay, take that gift. But let the world know you did.

What is a bribe, what is a gift and what is doing a friend a favour? What is acceptable to accept from people who might want to influence your blogging? A post by Media...

Good community building at Bakersfield.com 2

Good community building at Bakersfield.com

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about community building, and how to deal with abusive comments or blog posts. I’ve argued that it’s important to be visible in the forums and blogs yourself, as...

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh 3

Reading stats for the Guardian's blogs – but incoming links more important, says McIntosh

On his blog, Neil McIntosh, head of editorial development at Guardian Unlimited, offers some usually secret statistics of blog traffic at the Guardian. blog traffic of 1.2m page impressions in December 05 grew to...

Weekly media study to include more than a hundred blogs 0

Weekly media study to include more than a hundred blogs

More than a hundred blogs are to be included in a new weekly media study by the Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ), writes USA Today. Though they will be separated from the established...