Stilgherrian goes to Tanzania to train ActionAid workers on social media so they can publish a voice online, but it’s pretty well ignored by Australian journalism – citizen and professiona.
Comments in blogs keep the blogger honest. The world becomes the Editor – a scary brute indeed!
(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, […]
From Alan Mutter’s blog: Newspaper share value fell $64B in ’08 In the worst year in history for publishers, newspaper shares dropped an average of 83.3% in 2008, wiping out $64.5 billion in market value in just 12 months. Although things were tough for all sorts of businesses in the face of the worst economic […]
I always get into trouble for these types of posts. Something about me hating newspapers (I don’t), promoting blogger vs journos war (I’m not). But hey ho. *dons flak jacket* Here I am using my two unread newspapers as a thick place mat for my Christmas Eve Chinese lunch, and what should cross my desk: […]
Jennifer Ross @Jenn was on a plane, tweeting away, when the plane ahead of hers ran off the runway: Pushed back – airport shutdown due to “an emergency” on a flight taking off to the north A couple of pages of updates later – THEN heritage media starts reporting it. I wonder what United Airlines […]
WotNews wanted to put together stories of significance – not just reporting the main news from 2008 but asking a bunch of us what was most relevant to us personally. The list of people are:• David Liddy CEO, Bank of Queensland• Nicola Roxon, MP Federal Health Minister Ministerial page• Laurel Papworth, Social Network Strategist, World […]
From RintiniWriting Media giant Tribune Co., saddled with billions in debt since it became a privately held company last year, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court this afternoon, becoming the first major newspaper or chain to declare bankruptcy in modern history. (Washington Post) Wall Click for bigger picture. Total print and […]