Bloggers now eligible for major journalism award

Just been informed that bloggers are eligible for the prestigious Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year award. They’re opening entries to bloggers “in recognition of just how important the blogspace has become in shaping opinion and providing analysis on…

Finding the SA blogger DNA

24.com have launched a nation-wide blogging survey so that the country can get a picture of what’s potting in the local blogosphere. It’s a survey for everyone: the casual bloggers, the group bloggers, the elite bloggers (who are these people??),…

When is a blogger not a blogger anymore?

A post on Poynter’s e-media Tidbits by Paul Bradshaw caught my eye. It essentially captures something I’ve been mulling for a while: When is a blogger not a blogger anymore? A typical lifecycle of some successful bloggers is that they…

The rise of micro-blogging

Much has been written about the power of blogging. We know that the beauty of the blog is that just about anyone can be a publisher. It’s cheap and easy to publish and distribute content on the net. However, the…

Nominated for an SA Blog award :-)

I love awards. Man, I love them. I see that this blog, my namesake, was nominated in the Business category for the 2008 SA Blog Awards. It would be the first blogging related award I’ve run. The previous award I…

Bloggerati Joburg

In case you don’t know, there’s a blogger, media and digital citizen gathering in Joburg on Saturday evening. Bloggerati Cape Town at the Long Street Cafe went down well, so we decided to do a Joburg one. It’s a relaxed…

Bloggerati Cape Town

If you’re in Cape Town, join Vincent Maher and myself on Thursday, January 31 after 9pm till late at the Long Street Cafe. We’re having a casual drink with some bloggers, friends and other geek types. It will be late.…