Posts Tagged ‘ blog ’

WordPress Debuts WordPress 3.0, ‘Thelonious’

Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

Matt Mullenweg today announced the release of WordPress 3.0, the latest version of the popular blogging application, dubbed Thelonious: Arm your vuvuzelas: WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download (or upgrade within your dashboard). Major new features […]

Google CEO Trashes Bloggers

Apr 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Google CEO Eric Schmidt trashed bloggers in a speech at the American Society of News Editors conference in Washington, DC today, saying: We’re not in the news business, and I’m not here to tell you how to run a newspaper. We are computer scientists. And trust me, if we were in charge of the news, […] Outage Takes Out 9.2 Million Blogs

Feb 18th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software – the popular free blog hosting service – went offline today, taking with it popular sites like TechCrunch, GigaOm and 9.2 million other blogs. The site was down close to two hours. No official announcement has been made on the cause for the outage. is the 19th most popular site in the world, […]

WSJ: Blogging “America’s Newest Profession”

Apr 21st, 2009 | By | Category: General

Against the background of story after story of hard times in the newspaper industry, the Wall Street Journal today declared blogging “America’s Newest Profession”: In America today, there are almost as many people making their living as bloggers as there are lawyers. Already more Americans are making their primary income from posting their opinions than […]

Has John McCain Given Up On New Media?

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Video analytics and distribution company Tube Mogul looked at the past several months of metrics for You Tube videos featuring U.S. Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama: “John McCain’s campaign appears to be shifting resources away from YouTube. Overall, they are launching 39.8% fewer videos than last month, and 29.7% fewer than August. Perhaps […]