Jerz: Writing for the Internet (EL236)

29 November 2004

Don't like the news? Change it! -- Wikinews

Since we don't have a panel today, this is the reading you should use for your blog portfolio, should you choose to blog on today's panel. Don't worry -- I know you're all busy, so this article is short.

Wired News: Wikipedia Creators Move Into News

Through a new effort, Wikinews, members of the open-source community who write and edit Wikipedia's encyclopedia entries are encouraged to test their skills as journalists. The news site follows a similar set of rules as the encyclopedia, which allows anyone to edit and post corrections to entries, so long as each change is recorded.

Into the Blogosphere 4 (Panel 2-F)