Posts Tagged: blogs

Ethics, bloggers, and mainstream media

In the last couple of days CNET has come under fire for stealing a story that was scooped by popular gadget blog Engadget. As Jason Calacanis explains: So CNET’s Gamespot and News.com finally gave credit to Engadget after stealing their big scoop about the XBOX 360. CNET lifted the photos from our site (we have… Reads more »

Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington launched today the Huffington Post, which is a 300 person group blog. The tagline of the new site reads “Delivering news and opinion since May 9th, 2005.” Who’s opinion you ask? Arianna has signed up quite the list of contributors: Her marquee names — Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Geffen, Rob… Reads more »

A Newspaper Revolution

Earlier today I wrote a somewhat comical entry about how young people are no longer interested in the six o’clock news. Well, there was some seriousness there too – young people really are having an effect on news outlets of all types, from television to newspapers. So I thought it was especially appropriate that I’d… Reads more »

BlogPulse Upgraded

One of my favorite tools for looking at blog conversations is BlogPulse. They announced today that they just finished an upgrade, and the new version has “faster, cooler features and more than 9.3 million blogs identified.” That’s a lot of information to track! BlogPulse is faster too – “in the last 24 hours, it analyzed… Reads more »

Why the NHL should be blogging

I was thinking recently about the NHL and the problem it faces as a result of cancelling the 2004-2005 hockey season. People have stated that the league’s failure to come to an agreement with the players is just the beginning of the end for professional hockey. Hockey as a product will struggle even more if… Reads more »

Blogging Beyond the Men’s Club

Here’s more on the “not enough women bloggers” topic: The perks of alpha bloggers—voluminous traffic, links from other bigfeet, conference invitations, White House press passes—are, in theory, bequeathed by a market-driven merit system. The idea is that the smartest, the wittiest and the most industrious in finding good stuff will simply rise to the top,… Reads more »