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Hs workshop blogging

  1. 1. Blog as if journalism depended on it<br />Because it just might<br />
  2. 2. First off …<br />Can you imagine a world where everyone has their own feed?<br />Who are the kickers?<br />
  3. 3. It’s almost here<br />Fwix CEO DarianShirazi<br />Started working for eBay at 14<br />
  4. 4. Blogging: The New Publishing<br />What is a blog?<br />Is it this?<br />
  5. 5. Blogging: The New Publishing<br />How would you define a blog?<br />What blogs to you follow?<br />How do you follow them?<br />
  6. 6. Blogging: The new publishing<br />What is blogging? Let’s ask the inventor.<br />Web logs are journalism. Have they had a big impact? Absolutely. When a big story hits, I don't necessarily trust the professional journalists to tell me what's going on. If I can get the Web logs from the people who were actually involved, I'll take that.<br />Web logs have become journalism, and it's much richer. Journalism is a high calling, but it's really no more than points of view on what's taking place. I think the pros are going to use this tech, and they are doing it more and more.<br />Dave Winer<br />
  7. 7. Blogging: A new medium?<br />Benjamin Franklin<br />Thomas Paine<br />Patrick Henry<br />… were bloggers!<br />
  8. 8. Personal Journalism<br />Journalism has always personal.<br />It has always had a point of view.<br />It has been about information and not corporatization.<br />Dan Gillmor, author<br />We, the Media<br />
  9. 9. Blogging 101<br />Do you blog?<br />How?<br />What do you want to know?<br />Do journalism and blogging go together?<br />
  10. 10. Do journalism and blogging work together?<br />Journalism is a discipline of verification.<br />Journalism is about giving voice to the voiceless.<br />Journalism is about monitoring the powerful.<br />Elements of Journalism<br />Kovach and Rosenstiel, 2007<br />
  11. 11. Starting a blog<br />Jason Kottke<br />
  12. 12. Blogging: How To<br />Get started<br />1b. Post as frequently as possible<br />
  13. 13. Blog: How to<br />2a. Link like crazy<br />2b. Enable Trackbacks<br />Link economy<br />
  14. 14. Blogging: How To<br />3. Feel Free to Comment on them<br />
  15. 15. Blogging: How To<br />4. Use Photos<br />
  16. 16. A caution<br />Hyperlinking<br />Make sure you ask for or have permission<br />Creative Commons<br />
  17. 17. Creative Commons<br />
  18. 18. Blogging: How To<br />
  19. 19. Blogging: hot To<br />6. Show, don’t Tell<br />
  20. 20. Blogging: How To<br />6. Use Categories<br />
  21. 21. Blogging: How To<br />8. Be Yourself<br />
  22. 22. Blogging: How To<br />9. Don’t worry about the audience at first<br />
  23. 23. Blogging: How To<br />10. Use Widgets<br />
  24. 24. Blogging: How To<br />10. Have fun!<br />
  25. 25. Blogging: How to Questions<br />What other tips do you have?<br />Any other tips you’d like?<br />
  26. 26. Blogs: Success and quality<br />What makes a blog successful?<br />Pedigree of author<br />Quality of writing<br />Quality of ideas<br />Linking practices<br />Or is it all of the above?<br />
  27. 27. Blogging and Journalism<br />What does a journalist blog look like?<br />http://wiki.cyberjournalist.net/ J Blogs<br />
  28. 28. Blogging and Journalism<br />“(My blog has) sparked deeper conversations with my sources and my readers, who are always telling me things I don’t know. This is interactive journalism.”<br />Dan Gillmor<br />Characteristics that make any blog worth reading:<br />voice<br />focus <br />real reporting<br />good writing<br />
  29. 29. Be transparent<br />“We read this for your honesty …”<br />Wil Wheaton<br />Talking to the Audience<br />More information, not less<br />Don’t bury contact information<br />Blogging and Journalism<br />
  30. 30. Connect with me<br />Hanskmeyer.com<br />meyerh@ohio.edu<br />#OhJProf on Twitter<br />Hans K. Meyer on Facebook<br />