The kids and their “Facebooks”

“The way young people are growing up with their blogs, texts and Facebooks, the game experience is just not going to be as important,” said Dave Checketts, who has owned or run franchises in three pro sports (basketball, hockey and soccer) and is bidding for an N.F.L. team. via Looking Ahead to 2020, With Less […]

Publishers to build an iTunes for magazines

Brian Stelter of reports that a “consortium of magazine publishers including Time Inc. and Conde Nast are jointly building an online newsstand for magazines in multiple digital formats, according to people familiar with the plans. The formation of a new company to run the online newsstand — sometimes characterized as an ‘iTunes for magazines’ […]

Top 50 Journalism Blogs

Journalism Journeyman names the Top 50 Journalism Blogs. Thanks for including!

Actual Newspaper Story or the Onion Headline?

Think you can spot real news from fake? Give the quiz a whirl and find out.

Actual Newspaper Story or the Onion Headline?

Think you can spot real news from fake? Give the quiz a whirl and find out.

The Onion Beats Investigative Journalism On Google News

Sometimes I actually feel sorry for old media. Blogs are taking all the page views and don’t have the massive cost overhead of newspapers and magazines. AOL is gobbling up magazine and other media writers by the hundreds.
And today I see this artic…

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 […]

1,500 donate $90,000 to support investigative blogger

Firedoglake has been raising money to pay for investigative blogging by Marcy Wheeler since April. Since then, nearly $90,000 has been raised by nearly 1,500 people, an amazing show of support.

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.