Interesting links for Monday
23 February 2009 Reading Time:
Here is what made it past the ‘mark all as read’ of the weekend:
Swedish newspaper trials article on Pirate Bay – Interesting, Very Interesting
The 10 questions I ask myself before I publish any blog post « These Digital Times – ” used to publish my blog posts immediately after writing them. Now I write, save, reconsider, save, rewrite, save, sleep, wake…oh, and then publish. The more time I build in before publishing a post, the more visitors I get to this blog.”
CollegeJourn: Bring A Professor chat – The archive of a cover it live session about journalism education
Journalism.co.uk :: BBC will link from local news sites to competitors – “The BBC is to introduce more online links to other local media from its news websites, the corporation’s executive has said.” Rising above the backbiting or sop to local newspapers?
What would you put in corporate Twitter usage guidelines? – currybetdotnet – 23 February, 2009 – Martin starts a conversation about what corporate guidelines for Twitter. Stepping around the twiiter great/crap debate I think this is a great time to have this debate. Better to do it now rather than react the problems.
Map or independent news sites in the UK – Justin Williams has neat map of independent news websites in the UK. Thanks to @craigmcginty for the tip.
Online community management 101 | The Evolving Newsroom – A nice ‘check list’ style post as Julie Starr recounts her experiences at a recent community workshop
BBC News Radar – Monitoring low flying news since 2008 – This is a nice idea but why no RSS feed. Thanks to David Black for the pointer.
Skills training is not enough for the digital journalist – Nikki Usher ponders on what should be in a training course to “help journalists learn to see the potential of what these new tools can bring to the work they do – so instead of making multimedia experts, journalists can learn how to think like them. “
Part One: What’s an online-first newsroom? « Save the Media – First of three parts. A nice set of articles.