Be honest. Be yourself. Assume that everything you say is public, even if you say it privately. If it’s not clear to you what’s public and what’s private, don’t participate. Inspired by recent discussion about the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and New York Times guidelines for reporters using social media.
Kyle Hansen is skipping town, headed for Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive to work with Rob Curley. The Spartan Daily’s loss is internology’s gain.
Derek Willis, who blogs at The Scoop about investigative and computer-assisted reporting, announces his move from The Washington Post to… …washingtonpost.com. The online operation of the paper happens across the river from the newsroom, with a different set of employees and editors, and Derek has taken the step of packing up his skills and crossing […]
Megan Taylor, an online journalism student at the University of Florida*, has been reviewing RSS feeds from newspapers like the New York Times and Washington Post this week. She points out a feature I hadn’t seen yet in the Post’s Congressional voting database: RSS feeds on every member of Congress full of their votes. (Thanks […]
The New York Times reports that the Washington Post and other newspapers are linking up with Inform.com to display links to related stories from other news sources — not just from blogs, but from newspapers, too. Let the aggregation begin. From the NYT story: “This lets us be a search engine,” said Kelly Dyer Fry, […]
Does it matter what we call things? Does it matter what words mean? Does it matter if it’s a “War” or a “Conflict” or a “Conflagration” or a “Military Event”? Does it matter if it’s a “newspaper” or a “magazine,” a “blog” or a “message board?” From my grandmother’s point of view, my blog is […]