Business Week wonders....
When does selling become selling out?
This isn't an article but an artist's gallery:
But is it anatomy? ;)
Here's A story on "blog" as Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year
from Reuters via Yahoo News.
Unfortunately, the author gives a fairly narrow, somewhat patronizing definition of blogs. But of course, he writes for the mainstream media (it's telling that Web-based news is now considered mainstream) and under the "Oddly Enough" category....
Here is a history of blogs from 1997-2000
by Rebecca Blood.
Here's a brief and breezy introduction to blogging at the U of M
from The Wake
Please read this essay.
(It's been around for a while, as you'll notice by the reference to a typewriter, among other things).
Once you've read it, please post a brief comment, responding to some particular part of the essay's recommendations about writing. You might agree, disagree, question, expand on, or make a connection to your experience, among other things).
I've added another new category of entries for this blog: links to Internet content.
Here's a recent story on workplace literacy
Any comments, either on what this article says or how it says it?
How about what it doesn't say?
In terms of yesterday's workshop, and how I'm asking you to complicate the topic of your literacy autobiography: Does the article raise further questions (that is, are there any implicit or explicit "counterbalances?") If so, what are they?