This would be one for the unfinished thesis: Tribune Co.’s Spanish language news site launches a blog about immigration, in Spanish. Good stuff.
“Treat readers with respect. Ask them questions that make them think. Get them involved in your blog. I run contests and taken readers to lunch so I can meet them. I’ve done this three times, the last time for 15 of them, and will be doing it many more ti
A favorites list; not research. Good to get ideas about newspaper blog categories, though.
“…struggling with issues of “clarifying” and “routinizing” the innovative technology as amplified by Rogers1 in his exploration of the innovation process…”
I think there’s three choices: Blog, host local blogs, or aggregate local blogs. None need be exclusive of the others.
I had better finish that thesis of mine right quick before too many people get their research out…
A new NYT news blog. The NYT blogs are running on WordPress, really seamlessly integrated with the style of the main site, as if Khoi Vinh is standing over the designer with a pixel ruler measuring line-spacing. I love it.
“The bottom line is that blogging is like sex. You can’t fake it. You can’t fake passion. You can’t fake wanting to engage with the public. If you do, it will ultimately be an unsatisfying experience for both the blogger and their readers.”
Doug Fisher wants to see more copy desk blogs. With retorts and refutations, a good example of the back-and-forth that happens when you try to get newsroom folks to blog. via Howard.