Tagged: People

Dan Gillmor's new book – a guide for news consumers 0

Dan Gillmor's new book – a guide for news consumers

Who can we trust in an age when anyone can be a journalist? How do we know? As citizen journalism has taken quite a bit of beef lately, especially after the Steve Jobs supposed...

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...

Hyper local – Åsbro 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...

Mixed feelings among users as Swedish version of MySpace launches 0

Mixed feelings among users as Swedish version of MySpace launches

Yesterday MySpace held a big party in Stockholm to celebrate their launch of the Swedish version of the site. Along with a bunch of Swedish bands, LA stand up commedian Pablo Francisco did a...

André is a Geek Movie Director – and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it 3

André is a Geek Movie Director – and with 1000 fan club members, he'll get a tattoo to prove it

A young Swedish guy is setting an example for how upcoming film directors could work online. André Hedetoft is going to make a low-budget superhero internet series, and he’s using blogs and social networking...

Interviewed by lab:kloud9 2

Interviewed by lab:kloud9

Jonathan at lab:kloud9 was kind enough to include me in their series of Webb Dialogues. Here’s the interview, in which I talk a bit about my background, my outlook on citizen media, and some...

New book on social media – and you can help 2

New book on social media – and you can help

Shel Israel is writing a new book on social media and how it’s moving power from institutions to people: “Global Neighbourhoods”. And he wants your help making it good, publishing excerpts excerpts and chapters...

Raymond Kristiansen looks back on two years of videoblogging 0

Raymond Kristiansen looks back on two years of videoblogging

Norway’s most famous vlogger Raymond Kristiansen has been vlogging for two years and looks back at his experiences. His first post covers about a month, his first month of vlogging and all the discoveries...

From Rocketboom to the newsroom 1

From Rocketboom to the newsroom

Amanda Congdon has landed a job at ABC News. The former vlogger star will keep up her usual Rocketboom style in the short news clips she’ll be doing for ABC, the NY Times reports....