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.
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 […]
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.
Canada’s Globe and Mail launched a site called the Public Policy Wiki several weeks ago.
Neighborlogs is a free blogging and advertising platform designed specifically for the neighborhood blogger. Click here to register for the private beta.
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 is an all-volunteer network of software developers, designers, and other collaborators who have teamed up to help track voting problems on Election Day.
The 3rd annual blogging scholarship has been launched, offering student bloggers a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship.
This week Nerve published a list of “The 50 Buzziest Blog Posts of All Time.”
The Center for Public Integrityhas launched a new investigative blog, PaperTrail.