My new, new media, blog

Well, it’s not everyday you get a new blog, and certainly not everyday you get to run it on the biggest news and information site in your State, so I figured I may as well crow about it a bit and invite you over for a peek.

Basically it’s me making baby gazelle steps into writing about new media in the context of my job at theage.com.au.

The name is a play all sorts of things, I’ll get to that later, but you should expect some critical and overly opinionated commentary on blogs, citizen media, online news sites and more.…

  • Posted on: September 28th, 2006
  • 2 Comments
  • Category: Business

The Legal Responsibilities of Blog Providers

Over at incorporated subversion I’ve just put up a piece on community sites and legal responsibilities, especially in terms of blogs.

While not regular blogsavvy fare I think there is a particularly significant issue here regarding the differentiation between forum contribution (for examples NY Times Opinion or Guardian Comment is Free style) and the responsibility of a ‘blog provider’ (for example WordPress.com, edublogs.org or even Le Monde Blogs).

In particular you’ll note that most of these comment sites have fairly in depth coverage of what is and is not acceptable, what will happen to stuff that isn’t acceptable and means …

  • Posted on: April 6th, 2006
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  • Category: Business

A Personal Learning Environment based on WPMU

I don’t usually do this but I thought that Blogsavvy readers might be interested in a more educationally focussed and in-depth article that I’ve put together at incorporated subversion regarding how WordPress (and more specifically WPMU) could form the basis of the next generation of Learning Management Systems as Personal Learning Environments.

Blackboard beware… we’re coming after you 😉…

  • Posted on: January 11th, 2006
  • 2 Comments
  • Category: Education

Making a Case for Business Blogging

Anyone who’s interested in putting forward a case for the difference blogging can make to a business will probably be interested in the results of Lisa Calhoun’s survey. The only small-ish hitch is that you’ll have to fill it out and get your clients to fill it out too first

Will report the results (as much as Lisa will let me) here.…

  • Posted on: January 11th, 2006
  • 1 Comment
  • Category: Business, Just Blogging