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.

Playboy Site to Attract Ads With Tasteful Redesign?

Playboy has unveiled a less racy, advertiser-friendly redesign of its Web site that it hopes will open the door to marketers who might otherwise shy away from racier content, MediaWeek reports.

Follow Mumbai coverage via social media

Here’s a quick roundup of social media to check for updates and reactions, from Poynter Online.

The rise of the ‘citizen paparrazi’

The internet is fueling the rise of a new “citizen paparazzi, as photo agencies are increasingly relying on submissions from everyday people for celebrity snapshots, The Wall Street Journal reports.