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Blogging THE story in OJR-land

No sooner do I ask a question about how blogging would rate as a media development than I get an answer. At Online Journalism Review, blogs are the biggest thing since the Big Bang.

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Blogging doesn't trump outsourcing in tech questionnaire

In a WashingtonPost.com online questionnaire, the biggest tech story of 2004 was outsourcing. IPod mania was number two, but bloggers trumped the Google IPO. See the graphic below or view it online (I'm not sure how long this link will be valid for): Being a media-minded fellow, I wonder how the rise of blogger-journalists would […]

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Craigslist costing newspapers millions

Humble little Craigslist was started as a free service back in 1995 — about the same time that visionaries in the newspaper biz were wondering if their papers should even be on the Internet. Craigslist allows people to do transactions. You have an apartment to sublet? Don't buy a classified ad; you can post it […]

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Blogging from the disaster zone

This NYT story talks about some of the vivid reporting coming out of the disaster zone around the Indian Ocean as a result of Saturday's earthquake and resulting tsunamis. An excerpt: or vivid reporting from the enormous zone of tsunami disaster, it was hard to beat the blogs. The so-called blogosphere, with its personal journals […]

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