Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Bloggers are not Journalists. (see

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Tweetzup Creates a Blogger Page

Portals and KM

Now they have introduced a Blogger Page. Going into 2014 I remain very much a part of Darwin Ecosystem and excited about our latest offering, Tweetzup.

Fashion and P.R. Social Media blogger events

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

PR people need to be careful how they frame an invite to a blogger press event. This social media invite sent to Fashionista highlights some of the issues of running blogger only events. person that I “had&# to come to a Blogger Preview because it was the first one in Australia.

What Aristotle Offers Bloggers

Portals and KM

Many bloggers, such as those in this space, write to generate conversations, as well as to convey ideas. So if blogs are closer to conversation than most forms of writing, what lessons can be taken from public speaking that might help bloggers? This post is a bit of a change of pace looking back into history. Alexander Halavais referred to blogs as “discourse at the boundary between conversation and publication,” in his research paper, Tracking Ideas in the Blogosphere.

Australia: AdAge Power150 Top Bloggers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Who are Australia’s top marketing and media bloggers ? For Lee Hopkins , who asked today on Twitter about getting access to an updated Top Marketing and Media bloggers list for Australia. ProBlogger (uber blogger Darren Rowse).

Solstice bloggers in training

Endless Knots

Happy proto-bloggers at Solstice Summer Writers' Conference after our session today Solstice Director Meg Kearney.

Technology: mobile bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

She might be a mobile blogger

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A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Steve Jobs says he doesn’t want a “nation of bloggers&# rather something with “editorial oversight&#. I suspect that Koehler might also prefer editorial oversight – given that he just quit because bloggers picked up on a story that mainstream media missed. I don’t want us to see us descend into a nation of bloggers,” says Jobs. “I “I didn’t topple Horst Koehler … And nor was it all the bloggers in Germany.

ifbc – International Food Blogger Conference

Portals and KM

The International Food Blogger Conference – aka. I wonder if you can get a blogger press pass to cover it as I have gotten at blues and jazz festivals. ifbc – will be held in Seattle on Mya 15-17. Ruth Reichl from Gourmet Magazine is one of the keynote speakers.

Some bloggers meet

Joitske Hulsebosch

Bensah , one of the most fanatic bloggers in Ghana. This is a huge opportunity for bloggers to get known (this is how I found Emmanuel's blog) and to be crossposted to a wider audience. I forgot to ask whether the Ghanaian bloggers ever meet.

The Selfish Blogger – A discussion :-)

Jenny Connected

there has actually been some discussion about The Selfish Blogger Syndrome, which I would like to respond to with this post. Thank you to Jaap, Heli, Alan, Tony and brainysmurf for prompting me to dig deeper into my understanding of what it means to be a selfish blogger and the extent to which discussion can be promoted through blogs. Its ironic that having said that I don’t see blogs as a discussion tool…. “I I don’t see blogs as a discussion tool, for the average person like me.

Science bloggers submit!

Endless Knots

My friend Elatia Harris, who writes for 3quarksdaily , is calling all science bloggers or friends of to nominate posts for this award: We at 3QD are running a contest for Best Science Post of the year -- $1000. We are trying to encourage excellent writing by awarding the prize for single posts, not blogs -- working around such matters as blogosphere fame, likability and the general coolness of the blogger.

Blogger integrates feedburner feeds

Joitske Hulsebosch

A short blogpost to alert all blogger-bloggers to the fact that feedburner and blogger have apparently collaborated to make the integrating of a feedburner feed into your blogger blog easy. You go to settings, then site feed and add the URL of your feedburner feed. Having a feedburner feed is very useful if you want to monitor the subscriptions to your blog. You can read more here.

Technology: Iraqi bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Cecile Landman and Jo van der spek wrote about the work with Iraqi bloggers for the incommunicado conference in Amsterdam in June 2005. Bloggers were linked by the streamtime site. By linking to every blogger, mailing and chatting, streamtime has started to work as a real network.

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Technology: Young bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

This is what Sil (4 years) likes to blog. The dog's name is pluisje and he jumps

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Collaborative Thinking: Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « The Value Of Being A "Generalist" | Main | XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter) » February 04, 2008 Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere More and more, execs at tech events need to single out bloggers as a distinct audience in addition to traditional press, media and IT analysts.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – IBM Blogger Q&A


Yes, I am talking about the IBM Blogger Q&A meeting that took place with both Irene Greif and Bob Picciano , amongst several other folks (Like Suzanne Minassian or Casey Dugan – and a few others). On my latest blog post on the Enterprise 2.0

Technology: haloscan with blogger

Joitske Hulsebosch

Britt Bravo tipped me on haloscan to use for trackback on blogger. I'm going to try it when I feel like I have more time for this, thanks

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Journalists: Bloggers give a helping hand?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

arguments about how the Press always diss social media – this is about bloggers teaching journos and learning from them at the same time.

Australia’s Number One blogger: Problogger

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A dude worth listening to – in a world with a lot of talkers, he is a doer. This is a list of Probloggers public speaking engagements in the next couple of months: 23 July – Melbourne – The Churchill Club’s Blog Smog Event. Darren Rowse Problogger.

Legal Issues for Bloggers from Blog Herald

Portals and KM

Here is a useful post by Jonathan Bailey, 20 Law-Related Questions Every Blogger Should Know , in the Blog Herald. Also, a blogger can use a logo and name of a company when you write about them so long as there is no confusion created or any implication of a relationship that does not exist. I have not heard of a defamation case against a blogger but it is legally possible.

International Bloggers Day for Burma

Connectable Dots

The eyes of the blogosphere are on Burma… will this mean anything? I recommend this site: [link]. Their use of a simple webpage opinion pole about what the international response should be is brilliant, naive or a bit of both. Some of the eyewitness accounts there have been stunning.

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First international convention of neighbourhoods bloggers


Well, two of us anyway, sometimes you gotta start small. Canadian Diane Dyson, who blogs at Belonging Community , was passing through London and it was a great pleasure to meet up for a coffee and a conversational wander round parts of the City of London.

Bloggers cited in my dissertation


It is here to notify bloggers that quotes from their blogs (or links to them) appear in the dissertation text. If you are the blogger listed here you might want to know that: I treat weblogs as a publicly available texts and do not ask permissions for citing them. The reasons for this and other choices in respect to referring to bloggers in my dissertation are discussed in the research ethics section of it.

Mainstream editors will get articles from bloggers with audience

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Mainstream editors will get articles from bloggers with audience is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Social media = content PLUS audience. If you are managing a newspaper or TV station or radio, will you contract out work to a freelance journalist… or will you ask a known expert that blogs to write the article?

Enough about bloggers, how about the blog readers?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Via a message by Stephanie to the online facilitation yahoo grou p I read an article on called Simple tools would enhance bloggers, blog readers experience. "

Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 28 2008 Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts Published by Nancy White at 4:55 pm under Monday videos Too funny and right on… Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts.

Bloggers and Innovators

TNT - The Network Thinker

1) Bloggers and 2) Innovators. Some of the same people pop up in both the Blogger Network and in the Innovator Network. In early 2005 we took at look at two networks in NE Ohio.

Technology: how to backup your blogger blog

Joitske Hulsebosch

Though google I found the blogpost how to back up your blogger blog. Quite some time ago, I did a presentation about blogging, and someone asked whether I had made a backup of my blog. Well, I hadn't, but he made me think about it. Now I'm a little lazy with these kind of things (as figuring this out takes some time investment) but they usually stay in my head. Today I managed to find out and back up my blog in less than 30 minutes (for free).

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Top Bloggers Lead Top Twitter List (to no surprise)

Portals and KM

To no surprise a number of top bloggers are one the list. A number of other top bloggers made the list also. Happy New Year's Eve. It is a time to look forward and now there are a number of blogs that focus on Twitter, perhaps it is a sure sign of the Apocalypse. Apocalypse is Greek for "lifting of the veil") and is a term applied to the disclosure to certain privileged persons of something hidden from the majority of humankind.

Timothy Ferriss’ Advice on How to Market to Bloggers and a Counter Argument

Portals and KM

Here is a nice set of advice as Mashable interviewed Timothy Ferriss whose relationships with bloggers helped him reach the New York Times bestseller list with his book, The Four Hour Work Week. Tim offered the following: Start your blogger relationships before you need something. This approach allowed him to never start a relationship with a blogger by asking for a favor. Meet bloggers in person this is much better than email where top bloggers get bombarded with requests.

The Blogger’s Guide to the Galaxy

Online Social Networking

Today I want to acquaint you with top destinations in the blogging universe — not stars, comets or planets — not beaches or ski resorts — rather, objectives that every serious blogger ought to have — or consider adopting. Read my past articles , and watch out for Facebook for Bloggers coming soon to a blog near you.

The Blogger’s Guide to Links and Comments

Online Social Networking

No aspect of the Internet is more critical to understand than hyperlinks or simply links, as we call them. After all, what is the World Wide Web but countless documents which are interconnected by links? A web page without links in to it can never be discovered by search engines , nor will people find the page unless directed to it. A page without links out of it is a virtual cul de sac , a dead end street from which visitors must back out in order to exit.

Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Online Communities social media social networks blogger relations Klout score social media influence

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Citizens reporters get paid by bloggers


From Robin Good's latest news: Citizen Reporting Offers Opportunities To Talented Bloggers: The Creative Reporter Network Pays For Your News Tips : Creative Weblogging has just launched a new service called Creative Reporter allowing readers to contribute tips, news, pointers and full articles to its thematic network of blogs.

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Blogger's secret: don't feed the trolls


Ed's advice on managing comments in your weblog.

Want to take your blogging to the next level? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 8:22 am under Uncategorized People ask me, “how do I become a better blogger and how can I make money at blogging?&# There are tons of great resources out there on how to become a better blogger, and I usually don’t have a good answer for the second part. is looking for paid bloggers around activist issues. It offers a good writer the chance to hone her skill, get exposure and street cred as a paid blogger.

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Obama on traditional media and social media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: barack obama , bloggers , huffington post , journalism , newspapers , obama , USA. Tags: Online Communities Politics USA blogs social media social networks barack obama bloggers huffington post journalism newspapers obama

Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

With the support of their team at Envato in Australia as well as numerous volunteers, they recruited over 20,000 bloggers to write about the issue of Environment on October 15, 2007 – making the first Blog Action Day an immediate and quite unexpected success.

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management.