If you think being a woman in politics today is easy, think again. Diamond Isinger created a blog called Madam Premier where readers can see first hand the sexist and vicious comments that can be made by fellow Canadians towards their female politicians. All the tweets, Facebook posts and comments are re-posted without editing. I did find it hard to read but it demonstrates the great ignorance and cruelty that exists. Madam Premier tells it like it is....more
My recent blog, “Fan” aticism Video goes Viral, got published by the local newspaper today. Ok, I thought something good might be 'fixin to happen after I received an email from the newspaper’s display editor. He asked me if I wished to have my writing considered for publication in the Letter to the Editor section. "Uhhh, YEAH!" He informed me that the Ledger-Enquirer has a firm 300-word limit and some other red tape stuff, etc.
Since my original blog was just under five hundred words, I edited out roughly two hundred words aah!!...more
Journalists, critics and bloggers swallowed hard when a federal jury ruled recently that a blogger had defamed a central Oregon attorney and awarded the attorney $2.5 million. Many folks noted that the award will have a "chilling effect" in journalism circles, and as Oregonian reporter Jeff Manning noted in his story Dec. 7, the case "raises questions about press protections and the nature of the press itself in the Internet age." ...more
I read a few blogs quite regularly. I am amazed by the wit of some of these writers. In fact, quite honestly, I’m downright jealous of their talent. They don’t shy away from their feelings nor the earthy language. For most of them, it works very well. For others, not so much....more
What if 55 of your favourite food bloggers were throwing a big community meal -- which dish would they bring? Nick Evans from Macheesmo has the answer in his recently released e-book, 55 Knives: Recipes, Tips, and Stories from 55 Top Food Bloggers. The book introduces one recipe each from 55 food bloggers, providing stories and cooking instruction as well. Half the fun is seeing which recipe each blogger decided to include.
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