Sunday, May 2, 2010

Blog Signs In Our Times

There's hardly a thinking person out there who doesn't complain about the media.  Left, Right and Center we all would prefer that the media report things differently, more like the way we think, right?

In today's world anybody can become part of the international media, be instant experts even, quoted, linked and referred to.  For me, that's what blogging is all about.  I wimped out of trying a career as a mainstream journalist.  As a blogger, there are no rejection letters to deal with.  I have my very own public newspapers or magazines.  They are online, on the internet, and they are called "blogs."  I own them, edit them, invite whom I wish to contribute etc.  I just don't get paid in money.

As a blogger, I'm part of a "community" of bloggers, jbloggers, who blog about Jewish subjects and Israel.  I also blog about food, recipes, diet, family and whatever I want.  This isn't my only blog; I me-ander.  As I already wrote, I'm the boss, the Editor in Chief, owner and publisher.

Every week there's a big jblogger event, a floating internet magazine called Havel Havelim.  It "floats" from blog to blog as various jbloggers, weekly hosts, collect links to various posts (articles) and present them in the format of their choice.  This week's HH is hosted by A Time of the Signs.  To encourage one and all to visit a wide variety of blogs, only a summary or title, link-embedded, is listed.  I've used this sort of technique, too, and do prefer it.  To continue on that theme, click for details on how to participate.

Havel Havelim isn't the only jblog carnival.  There's JPIX and the Kosher Cooking Carnival.  Please visit them and learn more.  Promote and participate, too, please. 

Thanks and Shavua Tov
Have a Wonderful Week

3 comments:

Keli Ata said...

Shavua tov, Batya

Keli Ata said...

a little belated.

Batya said...

Alwasy welcome, Keli. And you should know tha tthe week is divided in three, pre-Shabbat and post-Shabbat and Shabbat. So we're still in the Shavua Tov part.