Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Gordian Knot of newspapers, journalism and making money

I have a lot of questions; I don’t have many answers.Four years ago, I thought the questions I should ask were: Why aren’t we tweeting? Do we have a Facebook page? Shall we start a Flickr group? How do we … Continue reading

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Citizen journalism? Pro-am journalism? Enough with the name calling

So, this whole ‘what can we call citizen journalism’ thing is starting to annoy me in the same way the whole ‘journalist or blogger’ debate makes friends of mine start breathing into brown paper bags. I spotted a tweet from … Continue reading

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"Will you be my contact in the world of home-baking?"* and other online influence conundrums

Social media happenings I will never understand: 1. Farmville: Agri-vation of the worst kind2. Twitter rage: Just unfollow Piers Morgan if he annoys you that much3. Measurements of online influence Take Klout (‘the standard measure of online influence’, according to … Continue reading

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