The dark underbelly of paid Wikipedia editing Paid Members Public
Wikipedia's growing role as a verification source has made it more lucrative for paid editors.
Tech today in one sentence Paid Members Public
Russell Davies [http://russelldavies.typepad.com/planning/2016/12/cool-or-evil.html]: > We’re in that phase with a bunch of technologies where corporations don’t know if things make them look cool or evil. Case in point [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/08/revealedrio-tinto-surveillance-station-plans-to-use-drones-to-monitors-staffs-private-lives?] .
Blogger blackmail or blagger blunder? Paid Members Public
Today in “things that depress me”: > One of the biggest points being made on Twitter is that bloggers don’t get stuff for free, but are working for their reviews. I wholeheartedly agree. There is nothing wrong with a blogger being compensated for their work through an experience, goods or
The "placed" story and other failures of journalism Paid Members Public
Sarah Lacy is outraged by PR behaviour [http://pandodaily.com/2012/08/24/no-feedgen-i-wont-publish-the-article-you-wrote-about-yourself-under-my-byline/] : > A company pivoted (read: failed) and decided it wanted some positive press. So it paid someone to write a story. Not a press release or a guest post, an actual fake news story, paid for and
Traditional journalism will 'blow away on the winds of the internet' Paid Members Public
Philip Trippenbach [http://trippenbach.com/2012/03/14/traditional-journalism-is-being-crushed-letter-to-a-young-journalist/] : > Make no mistake: traditional, platform-based journalism is being crushed, and its dust will blow away on the winds of the internet. I know this is a melodramatic way to put it, but it’s an important point to make. Newspaper, television
A Press Lunch With A Twist Paid Members Public
How do you make your annual press lunch stand out from the pack? You make [the journalists cook it themselves](http://www.estatesgazette.com/blogs/focus/2010/04/property-masterchef-aka-allsops-press-lunch.html). *Awesome*.
When is a Blogger not a Blogger? Paid Members Public
Isn’t it interesting how the broadening of the communication channel causes gatekeepers of all stripes (in this case, the Tory press office) to tie themselves into knots trying to define who is “media” [http://tory-politico.com/2009/07/tory-press-officer-blogs-are-not-important/] and who isn’t? Incidentally, I think they’ll live