Posts Tagged ‘Wikipedia’

Google+ for Journalists — A Primer

If, like me, you’ve signed up to Google’s new social networking service Google+, you’ll be wondering how — if at all — it applies to your job; how it compares to existing social networking and/or micro-blogging services; and how best to use it. As a result, and after a suggestion from Sara Hussein that I […]


AFP Social Media Guidelines

I’ve been on holiday for a few weeks, so this blog hasn’t been updated as often as it should have. While I was away, AFP published updated guidelines on the use of content from social networks. Check them out here. A brief summary of what we, as AFP journalists, can use social networks for: Monitor […]


Internet collaboration still in infancy: Wikipedia founder

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on November 2, 2008. It can be found here. LONDON (AFP) — The age of public collaboration over the Internet is still only in its infancy, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told AFP in an interview. The 42-year-old web guru, in an effort to show Wikipedia’s […]