[Why re-invent the CMS wheel?. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos](http://strange.corante.com/archives/2008/01/31/why_reinvent_the_cms_wheel.php)
News organisations should not be seduced by the flashy CMS vendors at trade shows and instead investigate the disruptive innovation possible through open-source development. What are your journalists doing 18 clicks away from publishing?
[Why The Travel Channel Academy is Unique « Rosenblumtv](http://rosenblumtv.wordpress.com/2008/02/01/why-the-travel-channel-academy-is-unique/)
Thus proving my theory that some VJ’s are just frustrated indies trying to get ideas on TV. I thought the whole point was that this new way of working was meant to eschew the TV paradigm and use the net to subvert the old business models. Oh well.
[In memory of chicagocrime.org | Holovaty.com](http://www.holovaty.com/blog/archive/2008/01/31/0102)
“It’s with mixed feelings that I announce the end of one of my projects, chicagocrime.org. This site has been serving Chicago residents since May 2005. I hope you’ll indulge me in a brief retrospective.”
[Create a breaking news site in minutes with WordPress « Reportr.net](http://reportr.net/2008/01/30/create-a-breaking-news-site-in-minutes-with-wordpress/)
Alf has some great ideas of what you could do with this new wordpress prologue theme “A user could just read the entries related to one aspect of a news story, say posts about police statements, or eyewitness accounts.”