Feb 16 - Citizens journalism

Extending your blog skills: commenting, link equity, search engine optimization (SEO)

  • http://google.com/reader
  • http://www.tumblr.com/goodies - call in audio, Facebook, Twitter, apps

DUE today:

  • create your blog at http://tumblr.com
  • write your 1st post entitled "Hello, world!" - introduce your blog to the world - indicate the topic(s) and lenses you will be dealing with
  • your 2nd post - this is your first "real" post after the intro
  • email me your blog URL


Additional resource:
Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents [pdf]

scott-shane_spotlight-again-falls-on-web-tools-and-change.pdf106.35 KB
naomi-wolf_wikileaks-revolution-lost-cojones-american-journalism.pdf186.03 KB
al-gore_assault-on-reason-ch1.pdf1.72 MB