Blogs and Blogging (Internet)
- In China, a $30,000 Penalty for Maligning a Building’s Feng ShuiA blogger warned of “heart-piercing” and “noxious” energy at a Beijing building. A Chinese court disagreed.
- Why China Silenced a Clickbait Queen in Its Battle for Information ControlMa Ling was one of China’s most popular bloggers. Then she became a target in President Xi Jinping’s campaign to purge popular voices that the Communist Party finds threatening.
- Why Jeff Bezos Went to Medium With His Message“When people have something to say, they come to Medium, where they can say it at length,” a spokeswoman for the online platform said.
- Google Turns Over Identities of Bloggers on BenficaThe anonymous writers who disclosed proprietary information about the storied club may not be able to remain anonymous for much longer.
- Benfica, a Big-Time Club, Is Going After Small-Time BloggersWhen a Portuguese soccer blog published confidential information about the country’s biggest club, its author had no idea how hard the club would strike back.
- Friday Night Music: Chvrches (Self-indulgent! Not a Column!)Trying once again to restore a blog tradition.
- Joy Reid, MSNBC Host, Apologizes Again as More Incendiary Blog Posts SurfaceMs. Reid’s decade-old blog, which contained homophobic posts, also promoted a 9/11 conspiracy and an insulting photo of Senator John McCain.
- Joy Reid Says She Did Not Write ‘Hateful Things’ but Cannot Prove HackingThe MSNBC host, whose recently resurfaced former blog posts include homophobic sentiments, discussed the controversy on her show on Saturday.
- To Criticize Duterte in Public, ‘Inhale Courage and Exhale Fear’The threats piled up as Jover Laurio skewered the Philippine leader in anonymity. Since being outed by the government, she has hired bodyguards but changed nothing else.
- Jason Polan Sketches a City in Perpetual MotionFor nearly 10 years, the illustrator has worked to commemorate the stray moments within the routines of New York’s millions of inhabitants.