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Archive for March, 2007

So who really invented Weblogs?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

In this year, the 10th anniversary of the coining of the word weblog, sets out to see who was the inventor of blogs. Turns out, it has its origins in the 1970s, but its present form is 10 years old.
The is four years old and got started because my online community organizing mentor [...]

Journalism that Matters: The New News Ecology

Monday, March 19th, 2007

Several us of who participated in the Journalism that Matters unconference in Memphis are now planning what our AEJMC pre-convention conference (or rather unconference) might look like. The dates are August 7-8, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Mark your calendar.)
We are narrowing ideas and should release our formal plans in a few days. However, Peggy Holman, [...]

Final Step of My Podcast Learning Curve

Sunday, March 18th, 2007

If you saw my previous post Expert Advice for Would-Be Podcasters, I was able to get a non-downloadable click-through audio of my podcasting interview with Stephen Eley.
Now through Hipcast, I found a way to add a downloadable MP3 file and connections to the podcasting sites. I am not sure how that all works, I [...]

Expert Advice for Would-Be Podcasters

Sunday, March 18th, 2007

I went to PodCamp Atlanta yesterday and met Science Fiction podcaster Stephen Eley, who runs Escape Pod.
I wanted more hands-on training at PodCamp, but got just enough to be dangerous. So I interviewed Eley, in photo by Hyku, about what it takes for a novice to get started. This interview is more about [...]

What Is Screencasting? And Lucky Me

Saturday, March 17th, 2007

Just got through watching a screencasting session, which is used for on line demos and other purposes. There is free software, like Wink, but the best is Camtasia Studio, which ,at $300, is out of my price range. More about that later. So what is screencasting? Here is an O’Reilly description:
A screencast is a digital [...]