Monday, May 21, 2007

Start one this week

As Howard Owens points out, if you don't start aggregating a round-up of local blog commentary, somebody else – probably a television station – will.

Here's ipsosacto, the home-brewed version that the Sacramento Bee's John Hughes built more or less on his own. He could tell you how. The Anchorage Daily News takes a different tack, incorporating blog info into the Alaska Newsreader along with mainstream journalism.

1 comment:

  1. I've been playing around with Yahoo! Pipes a bit, and it seems like it makes this pretty easy.

    The problem: it's not supposed to be used for commercial means and I don't believe Pipes is a part of our Yahoo! contract.

    It'd be nice if it was something we looked into.

    Here's my Pipe that runs for just FresnoBee blogs:
    http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=UAzVtjv02xGsHwrHBx2yXQ
    But it's easy to add any XML feed into the pipe.

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