Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Ohmynews - citizen journalism in South Korea

From paidcontent.org


--  Ohmynews Profits from Citizen Journalism :Ohmynews, the South Korean citizen's media site, is bringing in almost $500,000 a month in advertising and makes a monthly profit of about $27,000, Asia Times Online reports. (Via EditorsWeblog )The site, which broke even last year, has a full-time staff of 53, including 38 professional reporters and editors, and more than 43,000 citizen journalists paid for their contribitions. Roughly 80 percent of the content is citizen produced.

Against a backdrop on media reform in South Korea, the lengthy article explores the site's reasons for success, including the country's overwhelming adoption of the Internet as a primary source for news and its emphasis on interaction. [Nov.29: Link] | Broadband | [by staci]



Tuesday, November 09, 2004

article about Wikipedia in NYTimes re: Bush/Kerry


(registration required)


Very funny article about the Bush/Kerry areas of Wikipedia.

November 10, 2004


Mudslinging Weasels Into Online History


Saturday, November 06, 2004

Friday, November 05, 2004

article: online feuds a big headache

Online Feuds a Big Headache
Put a bunch of people in one place, give them some items and you're sure to start a fight. Online game companies are figuring out how to deal with it. Daniel Terdiman reports from New York.



Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Presidential Guidester - Choose wisely on Election Day!

Just in case you are still undecided re: voting for president.


What’s next? 

  • “What to Eat for Breakfaster”?
  • “Where to Go to Buy Groceriester?”
  • “Whose Turn is it to Take out the Trashster?”
  • “Should I Orderster a Ventester or Grandester or Tallster Lattester at Starbuckster?”


Pretty soon we will be able to use the collective opinions of our friends and colleagues, via the internetster, to make all of our decisions for us J



p.s. This is all a take-off on Friendster, which was a take-off on Napster.

To: cynthia@typaldos.com
Subject: Presidential Guidester - Choose wisely on Election Day!


Hi, I want to recommend that you try out Presidential Guidester, which can help you decide how to vote in the upcoming election. Give it a try.

*** Presidential Guidester