Ryan Sholin says: ‘Be authentic’ on the Web

A few short-takes of interesting finds around the blogosphere. Hope you find them useful. Be authentic: Sure, news organizations try to be authoritative, reliable and popular. But Ryan Sholin, director of news innovation at Publish2, writes at Invisible Inkling that Continue reading

How innovative are newspaper Web sites?

Some short-takes of interesting stuff from around the blogosphere: Then & Now: Scooping the News has started a useful series. Each week the site is evaluating five newspapers with circulations of more than 100,000 on how much their Web sites Continue reading

Tips for journalist bloggers

It’s time for some short-takes: stuff I find interesting around the blogosphere for journalist bloggers: Blogger tip — be alert: I’ve visited this topic before, but it warrants repeating. You can’t blog in your niche well unless you’re reading what Continue reading

Are bloggers journalists? Part two

Well, I have some more short-takes for you — tidbits I found around the blogosphere: Are bloggers journalists? Look to history. Boston University journalism professor Chris Daly writes that “bloggers stand squarely in a long-standing journalistic tradition. … Their roots Continue reading

Wow! The power of blogging

I know I promised my next blog post was going to be about my hopes for journalism in the coming year, but I got a bit sidetracked today. ( I’ll be back to the hopes before the year is out.) Continue reading