Bloggers are being incarcerated, tortured, abducted, assassinated every day. No one protects bloggers. Here’s a list and discussion on Australia, politics and social media #HowManyMore
Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. I thought I would repay the compliment by listing in order of Influence, the top 500 Australian Journalists by influence in social media. Editors should really pay attention – if the journalists are not connecting with readers, having their […]
You can create your own online newspaper from online community content using paper.li – so I thought I would create a social media newspaper from the tweets of Australian journalists. I made a list of 500 journalists on Twitter, now their tweets dynamically update my online newspaper. Cool eh? Quis custodiet ipsos custodes, indeedy. If […]
As more trained journalists move into the amateur blogging space, what are the fundamental differences in the blogging style between the two? While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand […]
Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Social media = content PLUS audience.
If journalist pillage social media for stories, they may find themselves on the receiving end of vicious campaigns by social networks. Eg Alice Hoffman vs Boston Glove Reviewer on Twitter. Those that live by the sword…
Sacked journalists take to blogging? I was on Twitter’s party line for the Monday night (USA time) chats on journalism #journchat, and was a little taken aback to see the number of journalists tweeting about losing their job, papers closing, and so on. Then this one caught my eye. @Machione: @amyvernon I’m a journalist whose […]
(nearly 100) Here’s a list of journalists from Australian (mostly mainstream, some New Zealanders) media who have embraced, indeed are head over heels, in love with Twitter. Let’s sit here and watch them. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes. Who watches the watchers themselves? By the way, the first social networking book I ever read was The Republic by Plato, […]