Marc Morehouse, On Iowa sports blogger for The Gazette, offered some thoughts about blogging in an email. I wrote earlier about Marc’s blogging in a Gazette column. This is one of several posts related to Bloggers share lots of advice.
I truly enjoy the engagement aspect of blogging. It’s way more dimensional than the newspaper could ever hope to be. It’s writing “with” people and not “at” people. I can’t wait to add more tools and bring even more dimension. (Taped a presser on my phone yesterday, but couldn’t get it off without buying $30 worth of software.)
I just wish we could make money off them.
Here’s a link to one from yesterday.
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I will be leading a webinar on liveblogging this Tuesday, April 21, for the American Society of News Editors. I have compiled these tips as a handout for the webinar. I welcome experienced livebloggers to add their tips in the comments here or to answer the questions I raised Friday. If you are an experienced liveblogger or an editor whose staff liveblogs, please email me. I would like you to join us in a live chat Tuesday afternoon about liveblogging.
Please plan on joining the live chat about liveblogging Tuesday between 1:30 and 2 p.m. Central time:
ASNE live chat about liveblogging
Newspapers originally responded to the opportunities of the web by posting print stories online after they appeared in print. Then we recognized the need to post news immediately to the web and started posting bulletins when news broke, often followed after the newspaper deadline (or even after newspaper publication) by newspaper-like stories. Liveblogging is a story form for digital platforms, a blend of the styles and techniques of traditional newspaper-style reporting, radio play-by-play and the interactivity of blogging. (more…)
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