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Write something: Newsworthy #blogging

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This item continues the section “Write something:”, which I hope will inspire you to write something for yourself using the keyword. The topic for today is: Newsworthy.

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How do I write something Newsworthy?

I am a member of a number of groups, and as such I sometimes get newsworthy material which nobody has. This can be from NANOG in the form of data on networking activity; security groups about exploits or security attacks; and private communications from people. This is also a product of being trustworthy within the communities I take part in.

Let’s take the example of a number of items I posted about LinkedIn sometime ago, these contained private communications between LinkedIn staff and users, this was not because I knew the staff or the user involved. I was given this material because I had before discussed some items related to the practices of LinkedIn on my blog and showed that I would bring the story without bias.

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

February 4, 2011 at 9:43 am

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