Category Archives: blogging

Why investigative journalism is so important


‘Bloggers appear to have filled a void particularly in political commentary. A key difference between bloggers and traditional media is that bloggers have little or no reputational risk or editorial objectivity in what they comment on. ‘Apart from libel laws … Continue reading

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Is Change.org Still Reliable?


  Linus Torvalds is pissed at Change.org, starts a petition Change.org Philippines sent me an exclusive invitation to join Social Media Day celebration last June. It said ‘Entrance is free’. When I arrived at the venue, Change.org’s booth was nameless … Continue reading

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New Russian Law for Bloggers


Russia’s ‘Blogger’s law’ comes into effect today for sites with more than 3,000 visitors per day If The Next Web article is precise, the worst thing is ‘bloggers are not allowed to produce material that incites criticism from its online … Continue reading

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Is MH17 Journo Guilty of Tainting Crime (Crash) Scene?


Australian Journalist Criticised for Touching MH17 Victims’ Belongings ‘Following allegations that pro-Russian rebels may have “severely compromised” the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, journalists have been caught touching victims’ belongings. ‘Williams defended his actions by … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Impacts of Social Media


It don’t need to take social networks to cause a global pandemic. Just smartphones alone can do that ‘While there are several reasons for using social networking, it appears that its main function is for increased contact with friends and … Continue reading

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Why You Get Unfriended on Facebook


I rarely unfriend a friend or acquaintance in FB but I do—when a user posts nothing but family matters and fav subject that never changes. So if I unfriend you, be assured it’s nothing malicious ‘…Sibona searches Twitter for mentions … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Self-Organization of Ants


Bridge made with their own bodies They have only a few simple rules for building complex structures ‘…The researchers discovered three main rules: The ants picked up grains at a constant rate, approximately 2 grains per minute; they preferred to … Continue reading

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