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Online journalism: wikis<br />Paul Bradshaw<br />Senior Lecturer, Online Journalism, Birmingham City University, UK (media...
wiki wiki<br />
“fast”<br />
anyone<br />
edit<br />
history<br />
discussion<br />
collaboration<br />
The public wikiThe article wikiThe internal wiki<br />
What do your readers know?<br />
LA Times ‘wikitorial’<br />
Wired<br />
problems<br />
vandalism<br />
inaccuracy<br />
Lack of activity<br />
registration<br />
moderation<br />
promotion<br />
Clear objective and guidelines<br />
Not a replacement, but an enhancement<br />
HistoriesTips ListsCorrectionsContacts & leads…?<br />
PBwikiSocial TextXwikiZohowikiGoogle Docs<br />
Do something now<br />Think of how you might use a public wiki for a story/issue in your area<br />Present your idea to ot...
(Some suggestions from earlier)<br />Story behind the store<br />Fashion tips<br />History of trends, designer profiles<br...
The challenge<br />How can you create a more active community around your site? (POST – People, Objective, Strategy, Techn...
(Some suggestions from earlier)<br />Not ‘one audience’…<br />Thanking blogs on their comments with link to ENO<br />Flash...
How can you engage more in online communities? <br />
Things to do next...<br />Engage in a new community - lurk, contribute, create…<br />Then plan one of your own - and the P...
paul.bradshaw@bcu.ac.uk<br />Twitter.com/paulbradshaw<br />Paul Bradshaw<br />Course Director, MA Online Journalism, Schoo...
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Presentation as part of a Year 2 undergraduate module on Online Journalism. Part of the degree in Journalism at Birmingham City University's School of Media.

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  1. 1. Online journalism: wikis<br />Paul Bradshaw<br />Senior Lecturer, Online Journalism, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com)<br />Blogger, Online Journalism Blog<br />
  2. 2. wiki wiki<br />
  3. 3. “fast”<br />
  4. 4. anyone<br />
  5. 5. edit<br />
  6. 6. history<br />
  7. 7. discussion<br />
  8. 8. collaboration<br />
  9. 9. The public wikiThe article wikiThe internal wiki<br />
  10. 10. What do your readers know?<br />
  11. 11. LA Times ‘wikitorial’<br />
  12. 12. Wired<br />
  13. 13. problems<br />
  14. 14. vandalism<br />
  15. 15. inaccuracy<br />
  16. 16. Lack of activity<br />
  17. 17. registration<br />
  18. 18. moderation<br />
  19. 19. promotion<br />
  20. 20. Clear objective and guidelines<br />
  21. 21. Not a replacement, but an enhancement<br />
  22. 22. HistoriesTips ListsCorrectionsContacts & leads…?<br />
  23. 23. PBwikiSocial TextXwikiZohowikiGoogle Docs<br />
  24. 24. Do something now<br />Think of how you might use a public wiki for a story/issue in your area<br />Present your idea to others & discuss – why would you contribute? Why this and not another platform?<br />
  25. 25. (Some suggestions from earlier)<br />Story behind the store<br />Fashion tips<br />History of trends, designer profiles<br />Experiences of giving up smoking/etc.<br />Experiences of emergency services<br />Best & worst schools<br />School memories<br />School services – yoga, etc.<br />Festival celebrations<br />Afro-C food tips<br />Traffic hotspots<br />11 circle route guide<br />Band, venue<br />Gay village nights out guide<br />History of ‘being gay’<br />Women in sport<br />Bad/good experiences with tech<br />New technologies – tips<br />Get best out of mobile phone/ipod – hidden features & downloads<br />Dodgy downloads<br />Experiences of crime<br />Travel stories – how Polish got here<br />Schools, settling in, jobs, English<br />
  26. 26. The challenge<br />How can you create a more active community around your site? (POST – People, Objective, Strategy, Technology)<br />How can you be a more active community member?<br />
  27. 27. (Some suggestions from earlier)<br />Not ‘one audience’…<br />Thanking blogs on their comments with link to ENO<br />Flash mobs – hug a tree? – mobile <br />Rickrolling for eco-heads (viral) – litter happy slapping – <br />A big idea – community project<br />Email signature<br />on blogroll<br />Actively seeking out new blogs & commenting/linking (being nice)<br />Bookmarking in Delicious, Digg, Reddit<br />Facebook fan page & groups<br />Merchandise – Screenshirt, Moo cards, stickers<br />Widget for others to put on site – Feedburner<br />Pledge widget <br />Forums <br />Twitterfeed<br />Delicious network<br />Flickr thanks<br />
  28. 28. How can you engage more in online communities? <br />
  29. 29. Things to do next...<br />Engage in a new community - lurk, contribute, create…<br />Then plan one of your own - and the POST strategy for it<br />
  30. 30. paul.bradshaw@bcu.ac.uk<br />Twitter.com/paulbradshaw<br />Paul Bradshaw<br />Course Director, MA Online Journalism, School of Media, Birmingham City University, UK (mediacourses.com)<br />Blogger, Online Journalism Blog<br />
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