Just finished the feature on blogging freelance journalists. Took four hours to write and is in London as of ten minutes or so ago. Or is it? How fast does email travel? Just a thought… I’ll link to the article when it goes online, but I won’t blog the process like the Budget story. I’m finding the different ways in which journalists are using blogs to be a fascinating and recurring topic. These guys are the journalists I mention in the feature:
All doing very different things for very different reasons. I enjoy reading all of them, maybe you will too. They’re in my RSS feed.
Post feature linkfest:
- Have a listen to Brett Martin’s 22 minute piece on This American Life, episode 307 – In the shadow of the city – about a group of drunken ex-Eastern Bloc folk getting marooned off the coast of Manhattan. Brilliant. Nice work Brett. Very nice.
- New York Magazine sifts through the numbers behind the blogs in an article called Blogs to Riches. Long article. Very interesting.
- Pete Well’s great pro-blog column in Food & Wine Magazine has sparked off all sortsa moronic tittle tattle in foodblogland, most noticeably at Food Blog S’Cool – although I see the moderator has now hidden all 100 or so moronic comments. BTW – I have a pdf of all the hidden comments. Drop me a line if you want to see them in all their spite… – Far more intelligent debate going on at Food Musings. I’ve had my say there and I won’t repeat it here. But if you are one of the morons, do read Pete’s column again. And then read it again. Make an effort to understand it. It’s really not that hard. Pete Wells = pro-blog. That’s about the size of it.