Comments on: The small, light, fill-in blog http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: guaranteed facebook fans http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-56171 Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:57:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-56171 hello, nice post. Pleas comment my minimum deposit for poker site.

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By: Curmudgeon http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32227 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 19:36:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32227 I think that if you are really engaged with social media then blogs come off seeming a bit clunky. Felix lives in an interrupt-driven world where fast and informative updates and insights come from a variety of sources. I think the Toyota Venza commercials (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpeoRIvn xfk, and others) capture this culture exactly. In Felix’s defense, that’s what everyone around him does, too.

I blog, and tweet once every couple of days, and it serves my larger purpose, but I don’t have anywhere near the level of engagement that Felix does. In his world, blogs aren’t cutting edge, and are slow, and he’s ready to move on. Direct feeds into the brain, perhaps?

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By: Danny_Black http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32217 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 13:32:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32217 skyman123, I would say completely the opposite. Newspapers don’t bother fact checking any more. If you read something that is factually correct in a newspaper it is an accident.

Blogs can be written by people who have actual expertise in the field and as such far far more valuable than any “news” outlet. Also not sure why FOX comes in for such a canning. Never actually watched it or read one of their articles but it would be hard pressed to be worse than the NYT or Reuters for sheer dishonesty, fabrication and incompetence. I have never ever read an NYT article on a subject that I have a passing acquaintance with that was not factually incorrect.

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By: skyman123 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32216 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 13:05:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32216 You have to be kidding, social media replacing essay format? Not in the next 100 years. “Blogs” as defined by the main stream media for a while are sort of dead. Meaning that the single person screed is something that has stopped as more people have turned to social media for that kind of drivel (I don’t think there are many people who want to read someone regularly getting over a broken romance but that’s person’s close friends). But something else is happening…

The definition between “blog” and “newspapaer/magazine” is now completely blurred. Take a look at Krugman’s blog as part of the NYT constellation, or yours, or Huffpost, or Calculated Risk, or The Big Picture. Are they “blogs” or are they “oneline magazines”? Hard to say for certain, isn’t it?

The MEGA important difference here, IMHO, is that with a blog I KNOW I’m getting opinion mixed with my news, very unlike FOX that screams “fair and balanced” when it is anything but a right-wing sensationalist propaganda operation. I think most thinking people like to be up-front about knowing when the opinion/fact line is blurred and “blogs” represent that. That’s the future Felix, not some social media drivel. I work in the industry and I’ll tell you that everyone is still searching for a reason Twitter exists because, frankly, no one I know really does anything with it except the marketing people who swear it does something but can’t really tell you what. Then read the stats and see who actually creates content on Twitter and who just passes it along to be “popular”. It’s very instructive as to what’s going on there and it isn’t information by a long shot.

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By: Woltmann http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32215 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 10:56:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32215 You might try taking a gulp of the air the rest of us breath every once in a while ..

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By: Kaleberg http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32210 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 04:13:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32210 I still haven’t figured out how to extract information using social media. Maybe I need to take a course or something. Twitter streams are like watching the messages on my microwave oven display, though less informative and entertaining. Facebook seems to be a thin gruel of occasional updates, usually pointless, accompanied by a cloud of gibberish responses that make blog comments look like Shakespeare and Darwin rolled into one.

Exactly how has this killed blogs?

Blogs provide a combination of diary and essay collection, both forms of which have been around for centuries and have proven durable. My guess is that the traditional media are spreading this “blogs are dead” thing the way they spread the Obama is a muslim and there is no housing bubble.

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By: diegoSi http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32204 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 00:49:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32204 Relevant to this article is a comment I made on an earlier article

link here
http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/20 11/10/17/link-phobia-and-plagiarism/comm ent-page-1/#comment-32190

Additional comment includes that blogs are not dead but are dieing, I will elaborate as time allows.

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By: ss4johnny http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/10/21/the-small-light-fill-in-blog/comment-page-1/#comment-32193 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 23:37:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=10666#comment-32193 “I’ve been saying for a while that blogs are dead — certainly the one-person, one-voice blog, and also the big splashy expensive blog launched by a new or old-media company.”

I have no idea what the hell you’re taking about. I get more information from blogs (mostly the one-person one voice, but occasionally reuters.com-clones as well) than virtually any source.

Maybe if what you care about is making money from blogs, but if you just care about reading interesting stuff, I find new blogs that are good all the time.

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