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Blogs&wikis presentation


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How do blogs and wikis fit into the current publishing spectrum?

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Blogs&wikis presentation

  1. 1. Blogs, wikis and creative innovationJohn Quiggin<br />Pippa Lyons - 310322782<br />ARIN6912 Digital Research and Publishing<br />
  2. 2. The Rise of The Internet<br />Everyone will be their own publisher, with the capacity to broadcast their thoughts on any topic, share their creative contributions and talk about whatever is important in their daily lives<br />
  3. 3. The Publishing Paradigm<br />Books exist in a tangible form the reader can have a physical experience with<br />Could e-books fall into the current paradigm?<br />
  4. 4. Blogs<br />A personal webpage in a journal format<br />A blog post serves to initiate conversation, held in public view, rather than as a discrete piece of communication from author to reader<br />The Glamourai<br />Healthy Tipping Point<br />Ambit Gambit<br />
  5. 5. "These days, to have one finger on the fashion pulse, you need to have the other one on your computer mouse, reading (or writing) the latest blogs."<br />Kelly Framelfor D & G<br />Tavi at Dior A/W 09<br />BryanBoy with Anna Wintour<br />
  6. 6. Wikis<br />Designed to facilitate editing and writing by as many people as possible<br />Collection of pages, which are usually highly interconnected via hyperlinks<br />Wikipedia<br />
  7. 7. The New Media<br />Blogs and wikis have begun to establish themselves as reputable, industrious and widespread as traditional media<br />
  8. 8. Who Owns The Information?<br />Intellectual property?<br />Or <br />Intellectual commons?<br />
  9. 9. “Blogs and wikis are highly significant, but more as instances of a new mode of communication than as a direct replacement for existing communications media.”<br />John Quiggin<br />
  10. 10. References<br />Author unknown, 2007. Comedian Sinbad Fights Back over Internet Death Rumors. Fox News, viewed 9/3/11. Available :,2933,259047,00.html<br />Author unknown. 2011, Fashion Blog. Wikipedia, viewed 9/3/11. Available:<br />Bessen, J & Masken E. 2004. Intellectual Property on the Internet: What's Wrong with Conventional Wisdom. Research Innovation., viewed 9/3/11. Available:<br />Broersma, M. 2006, Wikipedia Hacked by Malware. Tech World, viewed 9/3/11. Available:d:<br />Corcoran, Cate T. The blogs that took over the tents, "Women's Wear Daily", February 6, 2006.<br />Dodes, R. 2006, Bloggers Get Under the Tent, Wall Street Journal. Viewed: 9/3/11. Available:<br />Henderson, M. 2007, Wikipedia Faces Facts over Inaccuracies. The Sunday Times,viewed 9/3/11. available:<br />Kay, K. 2007, The Fashion blog Stars. The Daily Mail, viewed:9/3/11. Available:<br />Meadows, C. 2010, Survey shows nearly 1 in 10 using e-readers and e-reader users buy more books. TeleRead, viewed: 9/3/11. Available:<br />Thompson, J.B. (2005). ‘The digital revolution and the publishing world’. In Books in the digital age: the transformation of academic and higher education publishing in Britain and the United States. Cambridge, UK and Malden, MA: Polity<br />Quiggin, J. (2006). ‘Blogs, wikis and creative innovation’. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 9(4), 481-496.<br />
  11. 11. Blogs and Wikis<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />