Category Archives: Metablogging

Best From Elsewhere – a new Troppo feature

For quite a few years Club Troppo has had a self-appointed mission to bring the best of blogosphere writing to a wider audience. There’s a lot of rich, diverse, high quality material out there, much more so than in the … Continue reading

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Troppo – your portal to the best in blog reading

Want to save time and identify the best in Australian blogosphere writing?  See these features built into the recently re-designed Troppo front page. If you can’t find several excellent articles every day of the week among that lot, you’re very … Continue reading

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It’s a sad day in the Aus blogosphere.  Leading left-leaning group blog  Larvatus Prodeo has folded its capacious tent and joined the ranks of ex-parrots blogs.  Supremo senior commissar Mark Bahnisch explains the public rationale: We collectively feel seven years … Continue reading

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An exceptionally fine blog post …

I don’t imagine we’ll be running Best Blog Posts this year.  Certainly I won’t have time to be involved. Moreover, we never actually anointed an annual winner in any event, just an undifferentiated group of 30 or 40 of the … Continue reading

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The inevitability of blog tribalism?

Apparently some US journalism academic named Tanni Haas  has written a book called Making it in the Political Blogosphere: The World’s Top Political Bloggers Share the Secrets to Success .  I’m not interested in the subject per se, because I … Continue reading

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Media Inquiry: Look forward, not back

[Cross-posted to Online Opinion] I spend my working life running an online media firm – WorkDay Media, publisher of Banking Day – with its owner and editor-in-chief, Ian Rogers. Last month, Ian and I wrote a submission to the federal … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and public policy, Information, IT and Internet, Journalism, Media, Metablogging, Print media, Web and Government 2.0 | 3 Comments

More touting for traffic

At CDU Law Online – Colourful lawyers, police and the media (the Adam Houda wrongful arrest saga).

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