Blogging North Korea: Rebecca MacKinnon has started to blog about North Korea. She is a longtime employee of CNN and has been to North Korea 5 times – she should have something to say about the issue, that she claims, “is hardly discussed in the US media”. (via antti’s shack)
This is an experiment in interactive, participatory journalism. And in the new age of blogging, we are ALL journalists. NKzone is NOT a conventional news or information website. Our members will build NKzone collectively with unique, personal, and (whenever possible) first-hand insights about the world’s most mysterious country. Please approach this site not as a “viewer” or “reader”, but as a “participant” and “contributor."
Essay: Concentration and fragmentation in the media by Luisetta Mudie.
"The new breed – let’s call them informers, because they not only provide information, they also in some sense are the information.… Under this paradigm, the personality, experience and knowledge of the informer becomes a virtue, because it is no longer outlawed by the collective bias of a large corporation or even country."
Content Delivery in the Blogosphere: “In this article, we will describe the pedagogy behind blogs. We will address the reasons why blogs should be used as one of many teaching and learning tools, as well as describe the potential benefits of blogs for educators.” (via Seb)
• The Role of a Weblog Inside an Online Community on CommonCraft.com (via Many-to-Many)
• Who’s working on Personal Information Management? - Seb points to 2 valuable overview documents.
• The Internet, Media and Politics: Slashdotters dissect Dave’s Howard Dean is not a soap bar.