What can journalism learn from I Can Has Cheezburger?

Scott Porad, who is part of the team behind I Can Has Cheezburger? and the Cheezburger Network, says journalism can learn from I Can Has Cheezburger? “There are probably many lessons, but one that stands out to me is a fundamental shift in the concept of reporting from ‘sourcing’ toward ‘filtering,’” he says.

If a blog posts in cyberspace and nobody reads it…

According to a 2008 survey by Technorati, which runs a search engine for blogs, only 7.4 million out of the 133 million blogs the company tracks had been updated in the past 120 days, The New York Times reports. “That translates to 95 percent of blogs being essentially abandoned, left to lie fallow on the […]

WSJ: Nearly 2 million bloggers get paid to blog

The Wall Street Journal says about 1.7 million of the 20 million bloggers get paid for their work, and perhaps even more amazing 452,000 of them say blogging is their primary source of income.

The Policy Wiki: A social experiment

Canada’s Globe and Mail launched a site called the Public Policy Wiki several weeks ago.

Start a neighborhood blog

Neighborlogs is a free blogging and advertising platform designed specifically for the neighborhood blogger. Click here to register for the private beta.

Internet freedom in Egypt

Here is a short video that explains how blogs are being used in Egypt  to expose human rights abuses, how Facebook and Twitter have been used  to organize demos and strikes.

Twitter Vote Report

Twitter Vote Report is an all-volunteer network of software developers, designers, and other collaborators who have teamed up to help track voting problems on Election Day.

New Scholarship Award for Bloggers

The 3rd annual blogging scholarship has been launched, offering student bloggers a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship.

The 50 Buzziest Blog Posts of All Time

This week Nerve published a list of “The 50 Buzziest Blog Posts of All Time.”

Center for Public Integrity launches investigative blog

The Center for Public Integrityhas launched a new investigative blog, PaperTrail.