Jerz: Writing for the Internet (EL236)


1 November 2004

Due: Ex 2-1 ('Blogging as Social Action')

Reflection on Blogging as Social Action: A Genre Analysis of the Weblog

Of the above article, blogger and scholar Torill Mortenson writes,

while saying nothing really new about blogs, Carolyn Miller and Dawn Shepherd have done the work for us and written the article that puts down in writing and in public all those things we have all been saying for the last 3-4 years. And they have done it well, done the research, read the books, put it in writing and published it in an obvious place.

Write a one-page response to this article. You are encouraged to blog what you write.

Discussion of 'Blogging as Social Action'

Discuss "Blogging as Social Action"