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The Blogfather: MetaFilter founder Matt Haughey looks to the

Thirty-five miles from Portland is the home of one of Oregon’s hottest tech properties. It’s a long way from the “Silicon Forest” of local startups. It’s an even longer way from those who work in Silicon Valley, their offices bustling with Razor scooters and wunderkinds having mad, Red Bull-fueled coding parties.
Willamette Week  |  Ruth Brown  |  07-13-2011  |  Tech

What Happens to a Reporter's Twitter Identity After a Job Move?new

In Minnesota, a reporter leaving the Pioneer Press for the Star Tribune won't be able to take her blog or Twitter along with her.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Hart Van Denburg and Kevin Hoffman  |  08-19-2009  |  Media

Embracing Skepticism in a World of Networked Identitynew

The real purpose of networking sites, we think, is to make it easier to stay close to the people you want to be close to, rather than perform for the world, and for that reason I actually Facebooked up last week. And will not, after consideration, blog next year. Facebook will work if I do nothing to it -- a blog entry is obsolete immediately.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dave Kirby  |  12-29-2008  |  Commentary

Blogging for Peace in the Middle Eastnew

Peace Man is the Palestinian half of a two-man blogging team in the Middle East. While Peace Man lives in a refugee camp in the blockaded Gaza Strip, his counterpart, Hope Man, lives just a few miles and a world away in the Israeli city of Sderot, a city often targeted by Palestinian rocket fire.
Boise Weekly  |  Shea Andersen  |  05-15-2008  |  International

Tech Advice for Dissident Bloggersnew

Blogging is free speech's last frontier against government suppression. It's cheap (free), accessible (easy), and worldwide in seconds (bitchin!). Governments in need of control over information know this -- and they're pissed. So how do you get the word out?
Charleston City Paper  |  Joshua Curry  |  04-23-2008  |  Tech

Testing the Right to Rantnew

As a developer sues neighborhood activists for defamation, a new law protecting citizen journalism gets its first day in court.
Chicago Reader  |  Michael Miner  |  04-07-2008  |  Media

Student Blogger Breaks Florida Political Newsnew

With dailies paying less attention to state politics, it's left to political bloggers to break news -- as a Florida State University student did when he noticed that certain state Democrats had registered Website names for future campaigns.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Wayne Garcia  |  12-17-2004  |  Politics

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