Tuesday, November 28, 2006

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Wikipedia Passes Another Test

From The Chronicle of Higher Education:

"'The experts' -- that is, the professors who read articles about their chief subjects of study -- 'found Wikipedia’s articles to be more credible than the nonexperts,' writes Mr. Chesney in First Monday. 'This suggests that the accuracy of Wikipedia is high.'"

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

San Francisco Chronicle: What if online portals had nothing but 'digital fish wrap'?

From the San Francisco Chronicle:

"Newspapers cannot succeed as Internet ventures -- not on the scale they need to survive -- if they persist in using a business model predicated on giving away their news content and selling ads based on the audience that is drawn to free content."

Friday, November 10, 2006

The Editors' Weblog: Election day confirms blog credibility

From The Editors' Weblog

"Newspapers will have to get used to successful bloggers' newly-acquired credibility and to their own new role, not only providing news for blogs, but also complementing and using them for their own reports."

BBC News: Blogosphere sees healthy growth

From BBC News:

"The web's love affair with blogging shows no signs of abating according to the latest report from blog tracking firm Technorati."

Friday, November 03, 2006

Mass Inc.: Citizen journalism’s pied piper

"From Berkeley to Harvard, Dan Gillmor tries to bring the new media into being, without bringing down the old."