9-Year-Old School Lunch Blogger Silenced By Politicians (Updated)

For the past two months, one of my favorite reads has been Never Seconds, a blog started by 9-year-old Martha Payne of western Scotland to document the unappealing, non-nutritious lunches she was being served in her public primary school. Payne, whose mother is a doctor and father has a small farming property, started… » 6/15/12 7:10am 6/15/12 7:10am

Brave Blogger Confronts Evil Newspaper Editor Who Plagiarized His Post


On May 1, a Missouri man named Duane Lester published on his personal blog a post titled "Changes Implemented After MO Auditor Finds ‘Serious Shortcomings' In Holt County Sheriff's Department." 10 days later, the local newspaper for Oregon, Missouri, covered the same story Duane had written about on his blog. » 5/15/12 12:40am 5/15/12 12:40am

Legendary Music Blogger Sean Adams on ‘Slow Death of MP3 Blogging’

MP3 bloggers were the revolutionaries of music criticism, taking on established outlets like Rolling Stone and Spin by being faster, cooler, and more musical - in that they could embed what they were talking about. Readers could hear it for themselves as they read the blog, rather than looking for it on Napster or… » 4/04/12 10:00pm 4/04/12 10:00pm

Robot Journalist Advancements Including Interviewing and Photographs

Newly upgraded robot journalist, improvement from previous versions, including ambient anomaly detection ability for seeking of stories. Upgrade robot abilities including subject photographing and subject interviewing automatically. Further including abilities to publish stories to internet instantly. » 3/22/10 10:40pm 3/22/10 10:40pm

Boing Boing Gadgets Calls Us All Out on Lazy Blogging, I Blockquote a…

Rob from Boing Boing Gadgets has posted a piece on the various types of crappy blog post forms found scattered about the internet like so much, uh, lazy writing. He's right! We do use a bunch of the same forms over and over again, sometimes because said forms are what fit the content best and sometimes because we just… » 9/15/08 5:30pm 9/15/08 5:30pm

George Orwell Becomes a Blogger: Diaries Published "Real Time," 70…

To mark the 70th anniversary of the diaries of George Orwell they're being published online "live" as a blog, 70 years to the day he wrote them. The project started August 9th, and so far the entries are about strangely bland stuff: the weather and the antics of catching some snakes at his home. More what you'd expect… » 8/11/08 10:30am 8/11/08 10:30am