Dilbert’s boss: “I’m starting my own blog.” Frame this one. I’ll have it tacked up in my cube by 9:30 a.m. pacific.
A little bit of research on biz blogs at newspapers. Conclusions? There aren’t enough of ’em, especially at smaller papers.
Some basics to watch out for – policy against linking to other publications, the “just another column” syndrome. via Martin.
April 30th in SF, with Dan Gillmor, Matt Mullenweg, Lisa Stone of BlogHer, and Chronicle blogs editor Eve Batey.
Um, yes please, more of this: “People are interested in fishing, knitting, and wine. Why not regularly cover these interests with a blog?”
Jon Friedman talks to the Orange County Register biz editor about creating exclusive local content – like a real estate blog.
Blog. Every. L.A. Homicide. Kinda puts the standard crime blotter blog to shame. Then again, it’s TypePad shoehorned into the the LAT template with a whole lotta terms and conditions.
Commercial. For. Reader. Blogs. via HowardO.
“Time is every journalist’s lament. The short answer is how do you find the time not to? Do you really want to become irrelevant? I’m overstating the point a little. But only a little.”
Yvette Walker from the Oklahoman: “By teaching staffers an easy-to-learn, Web-based program, we have given our newsroom the tools to be more accessible, more human. And that is part of the appeal.”