Tagged: World

Twingly offers microblog search 0

Twingly offers microblog search

Twingly expands its search engine with a brand new microblog search tool. They’ve been working on it for six months and today it was released. In the Twingly blog, they write: When we last...

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).

Transparency – not for Canadian soldiers 0

Transparency – not for Canadian soldiers

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...

Hard times for bloggers and journalists in Sri Lanka 0

Hard times for bloggers and journalists in Sri Lanka

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...

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

Gillmor: Experiment more! 2

Gillmor: Experiment more!

Dan Gillmor has put together a ten point report of the state of citizen media today. While both a general audience and traditional media now pays attention to citizen media, there have been backlashes...

Danish media's move to web-first publishing 0

Danish media's move to web-first publishing

A year ago, Danish newspaper Politiken moved their newsdesk online. Now Berlingske Tidende is taking it one step further. ALL journalists are to work for the web edition as well as for print. Stories...

Singapore – a small place with big online influence 1

Singapore – a small place with big online influence

Sriram Krishnan talked about media landscapes in Singapore. It was meant to be a joint presentation with his friend Justin Lee in Singapore, but that didn’t quite work out. Probably because the internet connetion...

Law enforcement in virtual worlds 1

Law enforcement in virtual worlds

Interesting Washington Post piece on law enforcement in virtual worlds like Second Life or the game World of Warcraft. Two years ago, Japanese authorities arrested a man for carrying out a series of virtual...