Are Bloggers Journalists? Are Journalists Bloggers?

In 2010, a survey conducted by PRWeek and PRNewswire found that over half of all bloggers consider themselves to be journalists. This was up from just a third of all bloggers two years before. The question of whether or not bloggers are journalists is an old one and it can be an important one legally. […]

British Press Complaints Commission slammed for its desire to regulate blogs

The last few days has seen an interesting standoff developing between the British press regulatory body, the Press Complaints Commission (PCC), and the bloggers it may be seeking to regulate. The PCC is a self-regulatory body set up and funded by a number of major newspapers and magazines published in the UK. Simply put, its […]

5 Things Your News Posts Should Cover

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a post detailing what every news article should cover. I unfortunately can’t seem to remember where I encountered it (if you know what I’m talking about feel free to leave a link in the comments), but the tips shared there make a useful foundation for writing news […]