Quick video from Drupal Rocks which showcases some Drupal-based journalism/news sites, the free CMS. Tons of big names are using it, including Playboy in Germany! The video is small, but you can make it full size by clicking on it. Drupal Rocks Newspaper and Journalism Websites from Drupal Rocks on Vimeo.
Would Xaraya make a suitable platform for our university news website? A couple of days ago, I put a call out for comments. The extent of my knowledge about Xaraya can be written on a very small postage stamp. Thankfully, Dan (aka Baraboom) from the excellent Xaraya development site Xarigami.com came back with a few […]
There was an ugly scrap this week on the Sky News blog – Boulton and Co. It involved a silly little competition to name the plane that Gordon Brown flew to the States in. See Plane Stupid – Adam Boulton Blog In the post, the Sky News blogger described Brown’s plane as a ‘pimpmobile’ – […]
Here are a few reflective thoughts about assessing student blog posts. Students were asked to contribute to a class blog as part of the online journalism unit that I teach. Eleven theoretical questions were posted on the blog and students were asked to choose five questions and post opinion articles (no more than 800 words […]