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How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

The Prime Minister invited editors of female-skewing websites to Christmas drinks at Kirribilli House. Women's Agenda editor Angela Priestley was happy to be part of the communications strategy.

Vietnam heading backwards when it comes to free speech

Vietnam heading backwards when it comes to free speech

Vietnam's pursuit of a seat in the UN is not being helped by its mistreatment of journalists and bloggers. A number have been intimidated and even jailed, writes Monash University's André Dao.

The blogger, sans pyjamas, bites back at Bernard

The blogger, sans pyjamas, bites back at Bernard

Regarding the sunny optimists, who see a future of bloggers and citizen journalists creating a benevolent web, a few come to mind, writes Martin McKenzie-Murray, a blogger and former political speech writer.

Why won’t <em>WashPo</em> back its bloggers?

Why won’t WashPo back its bloggers?

Experienced journalists are fleeing the The Washington Post -- well, accepting redundancy packages -- but the paper's inability to back its young bloggers when making mistakes online will cost its future, says Patrick Pexton.

The misogyny destroying the internet

The misogyny destroying the internet

A number of well-known UK female journalists and commentators have come forth to admit the amount of hatred and vitriol that they receive online -- particularly threats around rape and sexual violence.

Protecting sources … when is a journalist not a journalist?

Protecting sources … when is a journalist not a journalist?

Just who is and isn’t a journalist is yet to be tested in court. One day, surely, it will be and that will be very interesting indeed. Is bad journalism, such as Andrew Bolt’s recent litigated inaccuracies, still journalism. Is good blogging journalism? Interesting questions.

Blogger bribes: new dodgy advertising methods

Blogger bribes: new dodgy advertising methods

An US marketing company pays bloggers on major US websites to insert links to company's websites in the middle of an article -- and its clients include Dell and T-Mobile, says Hamilton Noltan.

Passwords of journos, pollies and bloggers made public

Passwords of journos, pollies and bloggers made public

Do you use the same password across multiple websites? Up to 200,000 people in Sweden have recently been affected by a mass hacking incident and its got reprecussions for all internet users.

Debunking the ‘us and them’ dichotomy of bloggers v journos

Debunking the ‘us and them’ dichotomy of bloggers v journos

Commentators who engage in the 'bloggers versus journos' debate almost always miss the point. It's not about amateur versus professional. It's about asking how we can deliver the best possible journalism in multiple mediums, writes Mr Denmore.

Is ‘exposure’ worth working for free?

Is ‘exposure’ worth working for free?

A group of freelancers are suing Huffington Post for compensation over past work they did for free. Online publishers -- including Crikey -- often have writers work for free. Should writers do it?