Blogging examples

Take a look at these journalism blogs. They are all quite different, but each shows how a blog can add to your current journalism.

Background, personal voice: New York Time Baghdad Bureau
Analysis: The Guardian Education blog
Breaking news/ specialisation: Mumbrella

Now let’s have a look at some examples that are more relevant to Asia and the Pacific

Breaking news



Audience development and  behind the scenes


Specialist/ freelance




Lowy Interpreter

East Asia Forum

The best way to be a good blogger is to read good blogs. You can find some blogs here:


About Renee Barnes
Renee Barnes lectures in online journalism and produces the student online publication City Journal Online. She regularly writes for The Age and works in the ABC Radio Australia newsroom in both an online and broadcast capacity. Prior to joining RMIT, Renee worked as a journalist for a number of organisations including The Age, ABC Melbourne and Australian Associated Press. Her research interests include the media’s role in the creation and management of national identity narratives and the impact of globalisation on this dynamic. She is currently finalising a Masters by Research at Latrobe University looking at the use of national identity in television current affairs programs.

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