Around the blogs
Some notable posts from Journalism of the Web student blogs this week:
- Feel the hate. Celia Soudry links to an anti-Israel rant posted on YouTube. The most remarkable moment comes near the end.
- Garbage in, garbage out. Chelsea Petersen discovers that a New York Times interactive political map has some outdated information about the Massachusetts governor's race.
- Pro-am conundrum. Chris Estrada finds an Associated Press story on the difficulties of incorporating citizen journalism into the mainstream media.
- The e-Hot Stove League. Evan Brunell likes the Boston Globe's online guide to the Red Sox' off-season moves, complete with interactive multimedia features.
- Share this story. Jane Mackay takes a look at how the Boston Globe and other papers are using social-networking sites such as Facebook and del.icio.us.
- Nine-figure milestone. Mike Naughton notes that there are now 100 million Web sites online. That's one for every three Americans.
- Work-friendly networking. Rajashree Joshi wonders if the rise of business-oriented social-networking sites will be more accepted in the workplace than MySpace.com.
- Giving it away. Thomas Chen asks why he pays for Baseball America when it's now offering a podcast for free.