Before 2009, few of my IRL journalism colleagues read popular social media blogs, and those sites rarely talked about the news industry or journalism. But this year, everything changed. Many journalists and news organizations started participating in social networks, we watched major stories unfold in mobile and social spaces, and social media blogs wrote about journalism and news industry more than ever.
- 10 News Media Content Trends to Watch in 2010
- 8 News Media Business Trends for 2010
- What the US Media Shield Bill Means for Bloggers & Citizen Journalists
- 10 Rules for Increasing Community Engagement
- How Programmer/Journalists Are Changing the News
- 8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist
- The Journalist’s Guide to Maximizing Personal Social Media ROI
- How Google Wave is Changing the News
- Trash or Treasure? The New York Times Tries Crowdfunding
- How Social Media is Taking the News Local
- What’s Your Favorite Media Site of 2009? #openwebawards
- University Makes Twitter a Required Class for Journalism Students
- 4 Things Old Media Can Learn From the Music Industry’s Last Decade
- HOW TO: Launch Your Own Indie Journalism Site
- Facebook and Journalism: What You Should Know [Audio]
- 7 Ways to Make News Sites More Social
- The Journalist’s Guide to User Generated Video
- 12 Things Newspapers Should Do to Survive
- AP to Dominate Google Rankings?
- The Journalist’s Guide to Facebook
- Is Crowdfunding the Future of Journalism?
- 10 Ways Journalism Schools Are Teaching Social Media
- How Social Media is Radically Changing the Newsroom
- Everything I Need to Know About Twitter I Learned in J School
- The Journalist’s Guide to Twitter
- Can a Paywall Coexist With Sharing? I’m Afraid Not
- 5 Ways Traditional Media is Going Social
- Social Journalism: Past, Present, and Future
- Helium Zones: Google Knol for Pro Writers
Read Write Web
Read Write Web (@rww) covers web apps and social media. Although they tagged 19 posts as journalism in 2009, they wrote other posts, for example this one about the Google and the real-time web, that speak directly to news and storytelling.
- Online Journalism Honorees Announced: Meet the Newseum’s Latest Members
- Sponsor Post: Courtroom Tweeting
- The Real-Time Web Is Not Hype: We Are All Traders Now
- Journalism Needs Data in 21st Century
- Don’t Let Yellow Press Standards Define the Future of Journalism
- DocumentCloud Gets Funding to Create Research Memory Bank in the Sky
- MLB.com’s iPhone App Could Be a Model For Media Saving Itself
- Journalism and Social Media: Video Interview
- The News Gets Social: Video Interview with an NBC Journalist and a Blogger
- Social Media Meets Industrial Media at Social Media Club Event Panel
- Journalism Students + Computer Science Majors = Better News Apps for All
- Two Current TV Journalists Sentenced to 12 Years in North Korean Labor Camp
- Rupert Murdoch: Let’s Charge for Online Content Again
- Journalism 2.0: Don’t Throw Out the Baby
- Bad Stats: Are There Really Almost As Many Professional Bloggers As Lawyers?
- The Future of Journalism Will Be Radically Different
- Can Media Take Tips from Twitter? Techmeme’s Experience as Case Study
- How Japanese Newspapers are Trying to Save Themselves
- Citizen Journalism Gets a Cash Infusion
- The Visible Media Maker
- Look for the Signs- They are Everywhere
- USAToday and Microblogging Offline
- Post From the Comments – Alex Howard on Public Radio
- Local Social- How WBUR Gets the Public in Public Radio
- Guest Post – What Bloggers Can Learn From Journalists
- Growing New Crops
- Some Differences Between Pitching Mainstream Press and Bloggers
- Bloggers vs Journalists and Who Cares
More blogs to follow
If those three lists weren’t enough for you, Google will help you find journalism in posts from these blogs that cover, and sometimes opine about, social media and other technologies: TechCrunch, ProBlogger, Dosh Dosh, Ars Technica.
By the way, Mashable and Read Write Web both wrote about journalism prior to this year. Here are links to some of their old j posts.
- Online Journalists Can Now Win a Pulitzer Prize Too
- 10 of the Best Social Media Tools for PR Professionals and Journalists
- Alana Taylor Versus Heritage Media
- Scoble Defends Blogging (Again), and He’s Right (Again)
- NewsMixer: An Innovative Community News Framework
- Would You Pay for a Web App That Delivers the News?
- Six Apart Gives Journalists Free Blogs
- Murdoch: The Future Of Newspapers Goes Beyond Dead Trees
- Steve Jobs Had No Heart Attack…And Citizen Journalism Just Failed
- Blurring The Lines of Privacy: Did The Twittered Funeral Take Things Too Far?
- SpinSpotter, A New Browser Plugin To Help Spot Media Bias
- Can New Media Be Taught in Schools?
- Huffington Post To Take on Local Newspapers
- How We Use Twitter for Journalism
- Link Journalism: Is Linking to News a form of Journalism?
- PR Wire Service to Journalists & Bloggers: We Don’t Need You