OMNT Links of the Week #9

January 16th, 2009

It’s been a busy week here at Old Media, New Tricks. First, we posted a Q&A with Ryan Osborn, a producer at NBC’s Today Show. Next, we shared our 10 tips for Tweeting as your news organization. Last week, Daniel was featured on The Drill Down podcast, and he talked to the folks there about social media and the news business. Here’s a link to that. He also spoke on a social media-related panel at CES2009. And we rounded out the week with 5 tips to get started on Digg.

But there was, of course, lots of good posts from around the Web. Here are some of them:

Robert Niles, editor of Theme Park Insider, wrote this post for the Knight Digital media Center on Twitter journalism.

Guillermo Bravo, of BestRank Search Marketing, wrote this great post on the types of stories that make the Digg front page.

Lisa Williams contributed this post for Placebloogger about clouds in journalism — computing, beats, you name it.

We were pumped after reading Gina Chen’s pep talk for journalists on her blog, Save the Media.

Looking for a job? Of course you are, just in case. Danny Sanchez discusses on his blog, Journalistopia, the best way to save your clips.

New York-based media critic Jay Rosen discusses the Web and how it weakens the authority of the press. Fascinating read.

Looking to create a chart or two to go with a story? Amit Agarwal from Digital Innovation lays out a process for how to think about expressing your data.

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  • Lisa Williams

    Hi! This is Lisa Williams of Thanks for the link — I wasn't aware of your blog until I found it in our referrer logs, but now I'm a subscriber.

  • Robert Quigley

    Thanks, Lisa!
    We're glad you found us. Look forward to reading more from you, too.

  • sandiegowebdesigner

    Thanks for the great resources! Love best rank's blog and tools!


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