Here it is folks. The last What’s Up Wednesday of August. We’re less than a week away from the kids going back to school and the TV getting itself out of reruns. For this week’s edition, we take a look at the relationship between blogging and journalism, Michael Phelp’s first baby picture, and the opportunity to eat raw chicken on purpose.
Hummingbird604, who you may also know simply as Raul, asserts that all bloggers have become a part of the journalistic discourse. There are definite overlaps between blogging and traditional journalism, so where do you draw the line? Do you provide proper references?
Free Money Finance asks whether it is ethical to bring outside food into a movie theatre. I’ve been known to sneak a bottled beverage or a small bag of candy from time to time, but you also have to realize that movie theatres really make their money at the concession and not at the box office.
Derek Semmler has wrapped up another successful month on his blog, doing his usual traffic wrap-up post. In previous months, Beyond the Rhetoric represented the tenth top referring site. For August, I moved up to fourth.
Ed Lau is back in Canada, enjoying Rock Band and Vietnamese pho all over again. While over in Japan, however, he had the opportunity to snack on some raw chicken. Something about avian flu makes me hesitant to try chicken tataki, and I’m usually pretty brave.