Afternoon Coffee Reading - 9th March 2010

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

Let’s start with something that’s as much a public information message for the blogosphere as a link:

[Why Blog and Comment Spam isn’t Going Away](
Onwards to linkorama:
- [News has become a social experience]( – The news business is still collective underestimating how important social news sharing is to its traffic - But then, too much of the news media [hasn’t got the hang of linking](, either - And this is because they still don’t [comprehend the basics of blogging]( - And talking of not “getting” linking – the Royal Mail has an, um, i[nteresting policy on in-bound links]( - [Ars Technica starts the fight back against ad-blocking software]( – first with technology, then with education - And Daring Fireball explains [why partial RSS feeds aren’t a useful thing to do](, even if they boost page views in the short term,
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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.