Transcript Slide 1
23 October 2006
Papers and exams
Exams can be reviewed in my office
Short paper rewrites are done
Grade information is in last Wednesday’s
presentation (I will add range and average)
… and sitting on my desk at home
Speaker and movie write-ups
I want to copy them before I return them
Missing a significant number …
Democratization of information
Who can publish a web page?
What do you need?
Content to post (whatever you want)
An editor (Wordpad works)
A server on the web (free hosting)
"citizen reporters" contribute news stories,
opinion pieces and photo essays
And now there are blogs, wikis, …
Covered in presentations
What is a blog?
Where can you find blogs?
LOTS of best blog lists
Where can you create blogs?
Again, lots of them
Blogs and the established media
Yes, they use them
typically treated like columns
New York Times
Does it do good?
Foley emails were sent to ABC News blog
What are they?
Everyone knows about Wikipedia
Originally intended as a collaborative tool
Do you know what else Wikipedia supports?
Many, many private ones
How Do People Get News?
How do people read the news online?