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Cathy Horyn tells how readers contribute to her blog

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

We read so often that readers’ comments are useless that it’s still worth highlighting when a journalist appreciates the contribution of her readers. “these are the kinds of comments and the kind of fashion writing we would love to have.” Cathy Horyn, photo by David Shankbone, via Wikimedia Commons In an interview in Harper’s Bazaar, […]

Anonymity And Identity In News Media: What? Why? Who?

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

A very timely conversation about anonymity and identity has been going on since Saturday. It started with a discussion on Twitter between Mathew Ingram and Howard Owens. Mathew has written a great post about it, then Steve Buttry added important points on his own blog. I say “timely” because suddenly a lot of people are […]

Harper’s and MetaFilter: magazines and communities

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Can the content produced by readers be a part of a magazine? This is crucial question that a lot of media are asking. Paul Ford, Web Editor of Harper’s Magazine, tells first in a conversation with journalist Choire published in Awl: What I wish I could do is take our tens of thousands of nice […]