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First blogging. Now podcasting. It’s an exciting time for University News as we venture into “new media” territory for news and information dissemination. (That’s especially true for people like me—when I began in radio, I wrote newscasts using a typewriter, edited audiotape with a razor blade, and cued up vinyl records on a turntable.) In more »

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The Digg.com of PR blogging

If you look past the gritty facade of prblogger.com, you’ll find a swelling archive of PR and marketing tips from one Stephen Davies. His latest post describes a PR site that uses “non-hierarchical, democratic editorial control.” Like the immensly popular digg.com, New PR is host to user submitted, democratically featured links (the difference in this more »

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An open letter to bloggers (and wroggers) everywhere

I’ve been following, with some amusement, the reaction to my recent Democrat and Chronicle essay, in which I introduced a term—wrogging—to describe high-quality writing on a blog—a word that, I predict, will be in the dictionary before the turn of the century. (Note to bloggers: j o k i n g.) Here’s a sampling: jane, more »

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If it looks like a blog and smells like a blog…

As a young writer, we learn that it’s important to take pride in your craft. We’re taught to prepare perfect copies of work before presenting it in public. With these teachings, it’s hard not to become conceited when comparing your work to the work of ‘non-writers,’ but it’s time for writers everywhere to concede that more »

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Another analogy: Artwork vs. doodles?

You may have seen my guest essay, in which I did some flogging on blogging and wrogging, in the op-ed section of the Democrat and Chronicle on March 27. If you’ve been following the discussion here the past couple weeks—particularly the one surrounding my March 17 post, “Writing vs. blogging: Why they’re not the same more »

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Blog housekeeping

If you don’t care about behind-scenes-blogging stuff, skip this and read about Paul running across campus with a trophy in hand (or something like that) two posts down. I, however, am a technophiliac who loves understanding how and why things work. Especially when they stop working. Which happens ocassionally after I fiddle with them. That more »

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