Listed below are some sites related to blogging.
Some of the sites will be very helpful in getting you started
as a blogger or blog reader. Other sites are included purely for
Introduction and General Liability
Blogger.com: Offers a free, easy to use software that allows you to begin blogging in less than 5 minutes.
Moveabletype.org: an alternative to blogger.com
Typepad.com: another alternative to blogger.com
real-time search engine that tracks what is going on in the
blogosphere, currently tracking 33.2 million sites and 2.2 billion links
Newsgator.com: is an RSS service which allows readers automatically get headlines from selected blogs
Bloglines: a free online service that allows Internet users to easily access and subscribe to RSS feeds and blogs.
Pinkisthenewblog: a blog devoted to celebrity news and frequented by UNC law students
Gawker.com: keeps tabs on celebrities and other newsmakers in NYC, including their current whereabouts
Fairvue.com/bloggies: awards the best of the blogosphere, winners get a “bloggie”
Wikipedia: An on-line encyclopedia's description of blogs.
Feedbomb: A History of Blogging
Bloggers As Journalists
Blogging, Journalism and Credibility: An article discussing the ways in which bloggers are working to build up journalistic respect.
Cyberjournalist: The online news association
The Editor's Blog: Blog from the Raleigh News and Observer's editors
Emerging Alternatives: The Columbia Journalism Review's discussion and collection of blogs
Blogwise: A directory for blogs organized by topic and country.
Blog Search Engine: An alternative site to search blogs
Media Law: A blog devoted to freedom of the press
Lessig Blog: Blog for one of the best-known intellectual property professors
Chris Lopez: Blog of the editor of a small newspaper that focuses on the day to day aspects of running a newspaper
Online Journalism Review: Reader's blogs from the online journalism review
Deadspin - A popular blog that offers "sports news without access, favor, or discretion"
ACC Basketblog - A sport's blog devoted to ACC basketball
I, Reporter: A blog devoted to supporting local reporters who use Internet technology
CBS2: The Reporter's Blog: A California reporter's blog that focuses on local news
Common Cause: A blog devoted to "holding power accountable"
Corporations and Blogging
The Business of Blogging: An article on the rise of blogging by corporations
Harness the Marketing Power of Blogs: An article discussing the use of blogs for marketing
CorporateBlogging.info: A guide to using blogs in business context
Employers Slow To Upload: An article discussing the gap between employees who are using blogs and employers who may not understand them
At-Work Bloggers Beware: An article discussing the difficulties of employee blogging
Free Expression Can be Costly When Bloggers Bad-Mouth Jobs: An article discussing bloggers who have been fired
Iran Cracks Down on Bloggers: An article on blogging in Iran
Committee to Protect Bloggers: An international organization dedicated to protecting free expression for bloggers
Wangjianshuo's Blog: A Shanghi blogger's discussion of international blogging and China
Lawyers Leap Into "Blogosphere": An article discussing the use of blogs by lawyers
Law.com Blog: The main page for blogs from law.com
Lawyers as Pundits, By Way of the Web: An article discussing lawyers' use of blogs to discuss legal matters
Principal Curbs Kids' Internet Activity: An article discussing student blogging
EFF Student Bloggers FAQ: A legal overview of student's rights as bloggers
Student Press Law Center: An organization devoted to protecting the rights of student expression, including blogging
Whack Whack Back: An article from Singapore discussing a student who was caned for blogging
The National Constitution Center: An article discussing student blogging
Blogging Ban Promotes a Debate over Cyberspace: An article discussing one school's regulation of student blogging to protect against sexual predators
Free Speech, Students, And Blogging in Chicago: An article discussing student's who posted threats on their blog
SPLC's guide to Student Blogging: An overview for student's interested in blogging.
The First Amendment and the Media: An article on regulation of private, off-campus blogging
Pew Report on Blogging: A report on the use and regulation of blogging