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The New Orleans Times-Picayune wins Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Tue, 18 Apr 2006 13:41:48 +0000

History will note the way in which the Picayune’s online coverage of Katrina has forever changed the way in which a breaking catastrophic story can be — should be — reported. It proved that many of the conventions first developed and refined by bloggers, specifically the reverse-chronological display of stories and, at times, the reassuring, ...

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Looking for the Middleberg/Ross media studies on the Web

Fri, 14 Apr 2006 16:28:34 +0000

It would be really, really great — for practitioners, journalists, students, and scholars — if Euro RSCG Magnet would consider posting on its Media Room all the Middleberg/Ross media studies, instead of letting people dig through the Internet Archive for them. And maybe someone would consider buying (the domain of Middleberg + Associates, acquired ...

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Legitimacy, complacency

Sat, 11 Mar 2006 07:16:41 +0000

- Look – like it or not, these bloggers have already gained a certain legitimacy. – Yes, John. And therein lies our only hope. For with legitimacy, the bloggers will gain a seat at the table, and with that comes access, status, money, power, and… if we’ve learned anything about the mainstream media — that ...

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Questions raised by Edel-Mart’s blogging program

Fri, 10 Mar 2006 00:15:16 +0000

One thing was made painfully clear by the discussions sparked by Michael Barbaro’s article in the New York Times (Wal-Mart Enlists Bloggers in P.R. Campaign, March 7, 2006): that we’re nowhere near having a good understanding of how personal publishing — in this case, blogging — is impacting the practice of public relations, and that ...

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What are the standards for reporting blog surveys?

Fri, 07 Oct 2005 06:53:12 +0000

Summary: Why the articles published by The Guardian and The Times on the Blog Relations PR Survey are inaccurate (IMO); what are the journalistic standards for reporting a survey; a response to the comments of Hugh Fraser, founder of Blog Relation; why is important to discuss the limitations of blog surveys and how they are ...

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