Roundup: Each link clicked at least 100 times

What was once a weekly roundup of the most popular links that I’ve shared on Twitter has been sidetracked by 140pix. Since these links have been marinating for a couple of weeks, each one was clicked at least 100 times. You can receive Weekly Almighty Links as an email or add it to your RSS reader or custom home page.

The X Prizes for news (and media)Jeff Jarvis points out three news problems that need to be solved, and is looking for funding to award a prize to solve them.

Popular journalism Bookmarks on Delicious: This is simply a great source to find blog posts and articles that people tag as “journalism” as they save and share links.

Foursquare Beats Twitter to Local Advertising GoldmineJennifer Van Grove explains how a location-based social media game has figured out a way to encourage players to visit local stores, aka advertisers.

This is Twingly Channels: This is one of many products that hope to filter the amount of noise found in social media. Two screenshots lets you compare an unfiltered social stream with a filtered version.

Clive Thompson on How the Real-Time Web Is Leaving Google Behind: Wired takes a look at the many real-time search engines that are trying to make sense of, and/or improve search results by using, social media streams.

Spot.Us Expands to L.A. with Annenberg and a 10-month State of the SpotDavid Cohn’s community-funded reporting project expands to Southern California. Cohn explains the details.

Sydney Armageddon: Stuart Ryan posted these incredible images from a huge Australian dust storm.

Project 10 to the 100: Google launched a “call for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible.” I referred to an idea to “build real-time, user-reported news service” when I tweeted this link.

Web journalism growing up fast: A quote from Fairfax Media online editor-in-chief Mike van Niekerk caught my eye. He said that their multimedia production are occasionally sponsored “although it is easier to sell advertising on straight video clips.”

Newspapers still producing great journalism: M. Scott Brauer shows off some great visual work being created on the web by newspaper organizations.

Tsunami hits American Samoa: The Associated Press story as served by Yahoo soon after the tsunami hit.

Follow journalism on Twitter with one click: This is my little list of people who frequently discuss journalism on Twitter.

Pictures tweeted from the #140tc Twitter Conference: Honestly, almost all of the links I shared to my 140pix side project were clicked on over 100 times, but I don’t want to waste time here with every headline, so feel free to visit the site or become a fan on Facebook for sneak peaks of posts to come.

Roundup: Real-time RSS, Twitter pictures, gadgets and WP attack

Here are the most clicked-on links that I shared on Twitter during the two week ending September 12. You can receive Weekly Almighty Links as an email or add it to your RSS reader or custom home page.

If you don’t want to read my descriptions, feel free to stop now and just visit all of the links in succession.

RSSFall: Today’s RSS readers do not operate in real time; they frequently show the latest item from a feed many minutes after they are published. The makers of Twitterfall have subscribed to hundreds of RSS feeds and are using this site to demonstrate technology that displays those headlines in real time.

10 most influential journalists on Twitter: Scooping the News posts this list every week. My tweet noted that 6 of the 10 people on the list were broadcast journalists.

Top 10 Gadgets for Social Media Addicts: If you’re incorporating social media into your reporting or editing, you might want to read this Mashable post by Barb Dybwad.

Old WordPress Versions Under Attack: A security hole was recently discovered and exploited. If you use WordPress and have not taken action to protect yourself, read this Lorelle VanFossen post now.

Duvall resigns following sex scandal: Just as the headline reads, an Orange County assemblyman quit after a recording surfaced that showed him bragging about sexual affairs.

California sunsets, volume 1: From my new project, this collection of Twitter pictures that have nothing to do with journalism proved to be popular with my journo friends.

Station Fire clouds tweeted from Lake Elsinore: This other collection from shows how curation of social media content might be applied to live news.

Wildfires in Southern California:’s The Big Picture blog has always been an exemplary example of curated content from wires. Even from the other side of the nation, their photo selection and generous presentation are impressive.

For journalism, blogs top Delicious links: Six of the 10 most popular Delicious bookmarks tagged “journalism” were blog posts. Hmmm, I think I’ll make this a weekly feature.

Your turn

Do you know of other journalism or linking-related posts that were popular last week with your Twitter friends? Please add them in the comments below.

Roundup: Social risks, OC elite, LA map and women journalists

Here are the most clicked-on links that I shared on Twitter during the week ending August 29. You can receive Weekly Almighty Links as an email or add it to your RSS reader or custom home page.

I’m trying something new this week. Visit all of the links in succession and please leave comments below to let me know if this is helpful.

The Many Rewards — and Risks — of Social Media for Newspapers: Editor & Publisher’s Joe Strupp takes a look at how newspaper companies use social media, and some associated challenges, including fact verification and choice of platform.

FTC to Hold Workshops on the Future of Journalism: E.B. Boyd leads with “The death of newspapers is apparently a competitive and consumer protection issue according to the Federal Trade Commission” in this short BayNewser post.

Twitter Elite by location: Orange County, CA: Twitter Grader is a service that, well, grades Twitter users and then ranks them by geography. One day last week, my friend and colleague Jonathan Lansner ranked at the top of the list for Orange County.

Google Map: Traffic on LA streets: You probably know that Google Maps shows traffic conditions on highways. The L.A. Times’ Andrew Nystrom tweeted that it now shows traffic on surface streets, too. This is a live example.

#followwomenjournas — What the Hashtag?!: This page defines the hashtag, includes related links and aggregates tweets that contain the tag. It’s all part of a community-powered wiki of Twitter hashtags.

Transcript for #followwomenjournas: From the What the Hashtag page above, this transcript reveals the first tweet that used the #followwomenjournas hashtag.

Links to every user mentioned in #followwomenjournas tweets: I took the transcript above and used regular expressions to create a simple list of Twitter users who have appeared in tweets with the #followwomenjournas hashtag.

20 more of your favorite journalism tweets, she replied: I used to find tweets, from female journalists, that were frequently favorited.

Screencast as storytelling tool, #followwomenjournas video: Some stories take place online. This is my attempt to tell one web story by simply narrating a tour of web pages that make up a pseudo-narrative.

Roundup: Truths, futures, EveryBlock, money, women and men

Here are the most clicked-on links that I shared on Twitter during the week ending August 22. You can receive Weekly Almighty Links as an email or add it to your RSS reader or custom home page.

The 12 Undeniable Truths of Freelance Writing: Copywriter Bob Bly offers what he sees as truths that govern the state of freelance writing. I think some of his observations can serve as advice for all writers, not just freelancers. Acquires EveryBlock, a Hyperlocal News Start-up: Two months after its Knight Foundation funding runs out, Adrian Holovaty’s data-mapping hyperlocal project is purchased.

Newspaper war raises a question: Who keeps the tweeps? When a reporter left one Minnesota newspaper for a competing publication, the popular Twitter account for the blog she wrote stayed with her former employer. Hart Van Denburg wonders what would happen if the account was tied more closely to the reporter’s personal brand instead of the company or its blog.

Future of Local News About More Than Paid ContentChris O’Brien reminds those hoping to charge for news online that newspaper sales have never been a large source of revenue. Instead of worrying about paywalls, O’Brien says the focus should be on reinventing the local community and marketplace.

Future of journalism – the personal news agency: The “clairvoyance to your business” blog says all people are consumers and generators of news. It is important for individuals to find the right personal channels of information and “open as many channels possible inside you to let information flow through your senses.”

Male journalists followed 3 times more than females: In a quick study of journalists listed on Muck Rack, I noticed that the three most-followed professionals from each organization were usually men.

The origins of #followwomenjournas: The previous post served as a catalyst for a Twitter hashtag movement to follow women journalists. In this Posterous post, I provide a short introduction and use a list of links to explain how the hashtag started and spread through Twitter.

Digital Journalism Camp, Portland – Revenue Model: Self-proclaimed web geek Jeff Bunch posted this video of a recent panel discussion that centered around ways for journalism to make money.

Watch this video on Vimeo.