Blogs and Community: Launching a New Paradigm
I'm a little behind on my blog reading and writing due to my catastrophic computer crash I experienced last week, but I wanted to flag Nancy White's article and podcast titled Blogs and Community - launching a new paradigm for online community on the Knowledge Tree site.
She been writing drafts of this article on her blog, in diagrams in flickr, and elsewhere. She moderated a session at the Blogher Conference on this topic as well. It's a pleasure to read the resulting paper and to hear Nancy's voice on the podcast. If you're interested in online community and blogs, it's a must read or listen.
As she notes in her introduction, this article represents her "initial thinking" on the topic and is inviting others to consider these ideas along with her. In fact, there's a live phone conversation with Nancy happening on September 26th (Austraila Time) and September 25th in the US on the Knowledge Tree site.
If you are trying to wrap your brain around the intersection between blogging and community, check it out.
Great work Nancy!
Contributing Editor Beth Kanter also blogs at Beth's Blog