Re: "New Media"

Subject: Re: "New Media"
From: Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 17:17:48 -0400

On 10/12/05, Bphuettner -at- aol -dot- com <Bphuettner -at- aol -dot- com> wrote:
> I've recently started my first blog, and it leads me to wonder--how many of
> you are using blogs and/or wikis in your work? What's working well (or
> poorly) for you? If you also have personal blogs, how strictly do you separate
> personal and work content?

We use wikis at work, and I think some of our "thought leadership"
marketing types use blogs.

In re: personal blogs - I've had one for a while now, and here are my rules...

-- NEVER mention employer by name. Personally, I try to avoid making
even vague references.
-- NEVER blog on company time or equipment.

Getting fired for writing something in a blog is common enough that
there's now a term for it. It's called "getting dooced," in honor of
Heather Armstrong, who was fired for writing about work (and
colleagues) in her blog, Dooce.


- bc

Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
AOL IM: bcampbellnyc


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