Bruce Sterling: “The person who comes up with the new buzzword for ‘blog’ should win a Nobel Prize!”

At the Q&A of the Moving Movie Industrie conference someone from the audience asked me what the difference between a journal and a blog is. In my MA thesis I moved away from the genre approach of blogging that often sees blogging as a form of keeping a diary or as a form of journalism.… Read more Bruce Sterling: “The person who comes up with the new buzzword for ‘blog’ should win a Nobel Prize!”

Slides and notes from my presentation at Stifo@Sandberg Moving Movie Industry

Last Friday I gave a lecture on ‘The Perceived Freshness Fetish’ at the Stifo@Sandberg Moving Movie Industry Conference organized by Mieke Gerritzen and moderated by Koert van Mensvoort. In my lecture I focused on the changing notion of authorship in blogging as blogs are more and more becoming autonomous units within the network. This network… Read more Slides and notes from my presentation at Stifo@Sandberg Moving Movie Industry

BLOG08: Loren Feldman on the fear of being alone in this digital world

Founder of 1938media.com and the…, puppets. Loren Feldman is one of the loudest videobloggers I have ever seen and heard. His talk starts with an energetic tirade against the recent Wired article that claims blogs are dead which I also responded to. In his opinion blogs aren’t dead because: The most important thing in your… Read more BLOG08: Loren Feldman on the fear of being alone in this digital world

BLOG08: The crowd interviews and the endless debate of journalism versus blogging

Hugh McLeod, Loren Feldman, Pete Cashmore and Elisabeth Winkler from the audience got on stage to answer questions from the audience and the live backchannel (Twitter). The first question from Rick Slagter is whether “blogging is the rescue of slow journalism.” Loren Feldman is very explicit about comparing bloggers to journalists: “Bloggers aren’t journalists. You’re… Read more BLOG08: The crowd interviews and the endless debate of journalism versus blogging

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