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Niche publishing

Steve Rubel and I had coffee while I was in NY last week, and we talked about the importance of blogs for corporate communications. This week he’s exploring the idea that micropublishing might be attractive to journalists who are tired of media consolidation. Given that many of the top blogs — as measured by Technorati […]

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Media

Newspaper serves political blogs

In a twist on the “equal time” rule, the Herald-Sun in Durham, NC is offering candidates in local and state elections (six counties) a free blog on the newspaper website. I’m not sure which is more amazing — the offer itself or the fact that only four candidates have taken the paper up on the […]

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Blogs brief Longhorn developers

Using the community-building powers of blogs, Microsoft employees provide development insights into Longhorn, long before the month-end developers conference in Los Angeles. According to Internet.com: Like a developer’s version of “Where’s Waldo,” careful readers of Longhorn-focused and PDC-themed blogs (even “official” sites in Microsoft’s own PDC Web pages) can find leaks and juicy tidbits about […]