Panel discussion: Blogging and journalism

Highlight points from the panel – pictured, left to right: Dan Forbush, Tom Foremski, Jeremy Wright, Heath Row – moderated by Dan Forbush. The panel addressed the impact of blogs on their work, their general view on the value of blogs as a communication channel, and how best to promote their blogs. Tom: Blogs are […]

Forum photos on Flickr

I’ve just uploaded 39 photos I took at the New Communications Forum 2005 conference last week in Napa, California, to the Flickr photo-sharing service. They’re currently just there, in no particular order and with no captions or texts. They include a wide range of subjects – some of the presenters, some of the panels, lots […]

Business blogging award winners announced

The winners of the 2005 Business Blogging Awards – a new contest organized by Jeremy Wright and Darren Barefoot – were announced yesterday. Congratulations to everyone who won in the 20 different categories. Special congratulations to Mike Manuel of Media Guerrilla – awarded the accolade of Best PR Blog – and Paul Woodhouse of The […]

CeBIT provides opportunies for engagement

A new wireless network roaming service will be available to visitors attending the annual CeBIT technology trade show in Hanover, Germany, from 10-16 March, InfoWorld reports. T-Systems International, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, will provide a roaming service to subscribers of wireless network operators connected to its international roaming system, according to Christian […]

European spotlight on learning about new media

Three great learning, professional development and personal/business networking events coming up in continental Europe in April: 1. New Communications Forum 2005: 5-6 April, Eurodisney Resort, Paris. An interactive, international forum – comprising an extended, meaningful conversation and the sharing of ideas and theories about the future of communications – this event is the European follow-up […]

Are communicators in Europe ready for blogs?

Yesterday’s announcement that the New Communications Forum 2005 conference in Paris next month has been postponed is a huge disappointment. After the resounding success of the first Forum in the US in January (some highlights here), everyone involved was looking forward to a similar experience in Europe. Posted on the Forum blog, the announcement included […]

Defining the future of blogs and social networks in Europe

A conference taking place in Paris next month is rapidly shaping up into what could be a defining event in Europe about social networks, corporate blogging, nanopublishing and where it’s all heading. An initiative by Loic Le Meur, Executive VP Europe of Six Apart, the one-day event was originally known as "Internet 2.0." It has […]

Catholic Insider podcasting rig

A special invited guest at yesterday’s Blognomics conference in Amsterdam was Father Rodrick Vonhogen of the Catholic Insider podcast, the one that’s been top of the downloads hit parade on Podcast Alley for some weeks. Father Rodrick couldn’t make it, unfortunately – he’s still in Rome podcasting from the Vatican – so he made a […]

Hanging out in Paris

What a great day so far. Arrived in Paris mid afternoon, met up with David Tebbutt and off to our hotels. A socializing afternoon and evening in some fabulous company. As the pic shows, that’s me sandwiched in between Halley Suitt and Mary Hodder. Truly a thorn between two roses 😉 This was taken in […]