Blogging

Dipping a toe in the blogosphere

December 15, 2003
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Tim Porter points to the story of Spokesman-Review online editor Ryan Pitts, whose bosses put to work tracking Bloggers’ responses to Saddam’s capture.

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Public education at work

December 10, 2003
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Romenesko points to a Long Island high school whose bosses have taken a hard look at their kids’ low test scores and decided the thing to do was crack down on the school newspaper. If we want to get kids reading our papers, we ought to be going to every local high school and...

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Overdue link payback

December 6, 2003
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These are sites that have linked to Prints the Chaff since early October, the last time I did a link payback. There are tools to do this automatically but I like doing it by hand, because it’s entertaining finding out about who found their way here. So, in alphabetical order: American Digest, "Dispatches from...

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Vote for Tim!

December 5, 2003
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Tim Porter’s blog is one of the nominees for Best Journalist/Media blog in Blogger Awards 2003. Get over there and vote for his site … let’s see how high we can push him up in the rankings.

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Missing blogging pioneer doesn’t want to be found

December 5, 2003
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Jorn Barger of Robot Wisdom weblog is OK, Wired News reports. But he wants to be left alone.

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Blogging local news

December 4, 2003
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Lakeland Ledger’s finding a few scoops with its local news blog. (Link via cyberjournalist)

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Finally, an excuse to get a cell phone

November 28, 2003
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… so I can start a MoBlog.

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Blogging 101

November 20, 2003
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Five sure ways to drive up your hit count: Say nasty things about celebrities Say nasty things about politicians Say nasty things about the news media Say nasty things about Microsoft Say nasty things about Apple Anybody sense a pattern here?

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Name the next journalism blog

November 18, 2003
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If you’re debating whether to start a journalism blog, I have the perfect title for you: Hell before breakfast. Based on this quote: “If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast.” — William Tecumseh Sherman

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WashPosties, please report

November 17, 2003
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On who this Jennifer Howard is, and why she was allowed to ramble endlessly about blogs but provide not a single fresh insight? Everything in her piece was essentially beaten to death a couple years back in the backlash at warbloggers. Doc Searls ably deconstructs Howard’s piece. Note to everybody who has discovered blogging...

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