With the proviso that journalism blogs and bloggers come and go, we have selected our own personal favourite journalism bloggers and tweeters. These are our absolute must-reads. We realise this is a somewhat subjective exercise, so please add your own in the comments below, or via Twitter to @journalismnews.
Top five UK journalism blogs and Tweeters of 2009
As chosen by John Thompson, founder, Journalism.co.uk:
As chosen by Laura Oliver, editor, Journalism.co.uk:
As chosen by Judith Townend, senior reporter, Journalism.co.uk:
As chosen by the Journalism.co.uk team:
Five blogs to watch in 2010
- The Media Blog: Fairly new on the blogging scene and quick off the mark.
- Psmithjournalist.com: the former paidContent reporter has gone freelance. Watch this site.
- Angry People in Local Newspapers: very funny and simply done.
- Marc Reeves: former Birmingham Post editor, with new projects on the go.
- Hannah Waldram: recently trained at Cardiff; experimenting with hyperlocal news and online technology.
Five Tweeters to watch in 2010
- @timesjoanna, for her excellent social media and online journalism links.
- @michaelhaddon, former City student with an interest in political online media; now working at Dow Jones.
- @joshhalliday, at the centre of the UK student journalist blogging conversation; lots to look at on his own blog.
- @coneee, the NUJ’s first full-time blogger member, currently completing an MA at City University.
- @marcreeves, for the latest on what the former regional editor is up to.