Using Google Wave to engage a news audience

“Many people are still trying to figure out what to do with Google Wave technology. Not the folks at the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye. Every weekday at 10:30am CST, the RedEye blog dedicates 30 minutes to a live public Wave on trendy news topics.” – Hilary Fosdal, who is the Interactive Content Manager for Barrington Broadcasting […]

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.

Guest post: BU students cover Boston Marathon

Some 60 students from Boston University’s College of Communication covered the Boston Marathon today using a variety of new media techniques–twitter, soundslides, qik, utterli, blogs, friendfeed, flickr.

11 reasons The Associated Press is fighting aggregation

From The Associated Press: “The Associated Press Board of Directors announced it would undertake an initiative to affirm the value of original news reporting and protect the news industry’s content from being misappropriated online. The initiative would find new ways to enhance consumers’ ability to find authoritative news coverage online. In addition, the AP Board […]

Top 10 amazing, funny and useful Twitter links

From Tweeting astronauts to Twitter search tips , check these out….

Passover viral videos

Great collection of Passover viral videos from The Forward, including 20 things to do with Matzoh.

No time for Twitter? Try Flutter, the new Twitter!

As Twitter-mania reaches new levels, Slate V presents a mockumentary about a company that wants to take microblogging to the next level.

Guy Kawasaki: How to Get Retweeted

Guy Kawasaki says the secret of how to get retweeted is similar to the secret to good SEO: “tweet good shiitake.”

Survey: Online journalists more optimistic about future of journalism than newspaper or TV journalists

Digital journalists are optimistic about the future of their industry, more so than those working for more traditional media outlets, according to a new survey of select members of the Online News Association produced by the Project for Excellence in Journalism.

How Twitter Makes You A Better Writer

Twitter can make you a better writer. Here’s how.