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The story of how Facebook and Twitter users lobbied the AP Stylebook to change “web site” to “website”

On the day the AP Stylebook announced it would change the requirement that its users refer to online destinations as “web sites” to the more widely-used “websites,” I sent a message to a person named Justin LaBerge requesting a phone interview. He responded quickly saying that he was “about to go meet up with my [...]

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Reporters Reflect on ’30 Days Through Afghanistan’

By Judith Snyderman Two military journalists behind an ambitious NATO International Security Assistance Force project to traverse Afghanistan in one month and file daily reports in words, photos and video recapped their experiences in a March 25 “DoD Live” bloggers roundtable. The Web-based project, titled “30 Days Through Afghanistan,” concluded, March 15. It was the [...]

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Blogger Gets Fed Up Working for Big Media in Windy City

The Past Imperfect of ChicagoNow Posted by Mike Doyle on 3/01/10. You can’t run a 21st-century blog network at the speed of a 19th-century newspaper. I wish someone would tell the Chicago Tribune. Yesterday, when I ended my ten-month run as the scribe of the Chicagosphere online-media blog for the paper’s ChicagoNow content network, I [...]

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Military Blogs go Silent for CJ Grisham

Milblogs Go Silent Across the Internet CYBERSPACE – On Wednesday, December 16 2009, many military blogs (milblogs) have decided to go silent for the day, while others are choosing to go silent for a longer period of time. This is happening because milblogs are facing an increasingly hostile environment from within the military. According to [...]

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