LOTD: 2/14/08

  • Seana Mulcahy is wondering whether she’s lost control of her personal contacts now that so many people are including social network, blog and other links in their communications with her. (CT)
  • CNN is finally launching iReport, their video site dedicated to reporting done by non-professional reporters, who can post whatever they find to be newsworthy without the intrusion of pesky editors. (CT)
  • I completely agree with Max Kalehoff’s comment on this Blogspotting post about how the bigger-name bloggers are increasingly hard to get hold of by their readers. (CT)
  • Harvard is considering making some of the scholarly works produced by its faculty free for everyone to read online instead of narrowing the audience by sticking with journals and such. Their decision could start a trend and is being watched more than a little closely. (CT)
  • Our long national nightmare is over. There is now a “Post to MySpace” button you can add to your blog. (CT)
  • John Cass points out Countrywide is now blogging on credit. (CT)

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.