Coverage of TypePad blogs over the past week demonstrates how great content can get the media to sit up and pay attention.
Take the reading challenge
Newsweek published its Top Picks for the week and literary blog Ex Libris was mentioned for it’s “Russian Reading Challenge 2008” which is a “A 12 month reading challenge of all things Russian - novels, short stories, biographies, history, poetry - by Russian authors or by authors about Russia.” The challenge begins January 1, 2008 and ends December 31st, 2008.
Track campaign ad spending in New Hampshire
Boston.com mentioned Granite Prof in a story on how technology affects (or doesn’t affect) political campaigns. The story states that “even in the Internet age, there's no substitute for the standard TV spot or the old-fashioned airwaves.” Written by University of New Hampshire American politics professor Dante Scala, Granite Prof, tracks campaign ad spending on TV station WMUR in New Hampshire.
Join OAD's world’s best restaurants survey
TypePad blog Opinionated About Dining was included alongside Michelin and Zagat in a USA Today story about the increased competition in restaurant review guides. Blogger Steve Plotnicki recently invited his readers to participate in a survey of the world's top restaurants, and the quality of the ratings has been very high indeed.