|CNET Blog Network with input from industry experts|
Mark Peters : June 25th 2007 - 14:21 CET
CNET Blog Network with input from Industry experts : CNET, where people go to discover the latest in tech and consumer electronics, and a property of CNET Networks, announced the CNET Blog Network, a collection of blogs written by leading industry experts about technology’s influence on a variety of topics, such as sports, politics, green technology, parenting, and more. The CNET Blog Network bloggers were hand-selected by CNET editors and chosen because of their knowledge, credibility, and authenticity, as well as their ability to further expand CNET’s coverage of technology and its impact on the world today. CNET is where people go to discover the latest in technology innovations and consumer electronics. |
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The CNET Blog Network expands upon the site’s existing blog franchises, which include Crave, a gadget blog; Webware, a blog about Web 2.0 sites, services, and applications; and the CNET News Blogs, a collection of blogs covering the latest tech news and trends. Featuring experts such as Peter Glaskowsky, Vinod Khosla, and Martin Tobias, the addition of independent voices to the CNET community allows CNET to further expand the conversations happening on the site between editors and users about today’s hottest technology products, news, and trends.
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“CNET fosters a community where people can share their ideas and thoughts on the technology topics that most interest them,” said Jai Singh, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of CNET. “The inclusion of these new independent voices on our network provides users with an even richer and comprehensive experience, as they turn to CNET to learn about the latest in tech and consumer electronics.”
CNET Gadget and technology blog
“The CNET blog network will allow us to explore the evolving impact of new technology on families. We will talk about what happens after we unwrap new gadgets and take them home,” said Amy Tiemann, Ph. D., who is teaming with husband and open-source pioneer Michael to write the new parenting and technology blog. “We are excited that CNET's new blog network is reaching out beyond traditional media borders. CNET will deliver our expert insights directly to an audience of tech-savvy parents who are grappling with these issues on a daily basis.”
CNET Blog Network Bloggers
The 18 bloggers were invited to join the CNET Blog Network to bring fresh perspectives; CNET will be adding more topics and bloggers in the coming months. These bloggers are expected to uphold the same journalism standards as the CNET editors, so users can expect the same level of editorial quality from contributors to the CNET Blog Network as they do from CNET editors. The Blog Network will comprise 14 new blogs, including:
CNET Cellular Obsession Blog
Popular talk-show host Ronn Owens from San Francisco’s KGO Radio has talked so much to his listeners about the latest cell phones that it’s become a passionate hobby. Owens offers his opinions on the latest phones with the CNET audience.
CNET Design and Technology Blog
Design enthusiast Jean Aw finds the most incredible things in the most unlikely of places and loves bringing them to the attention of her readers.
CNET Parent Thesis Blog
Author of a book titled, “Mojo Mom”, Amy Tiemann and her husband Michael Tiemann offer the latest news and musings about raising kids in today's hyper-connected, 24/7 world.
CNET Sports Tech Blog
As one of the founders of golf’s leading fitness resource, the Titleist Performance Institute, Dave Phillips writes about technology’s significant impact on golf today, and the sports gear that is giving today’s players an inside edge to every game they play.
Other CNET blogs
Additional blogs include: The open road with Matt Asay, a blog focusing on open source; The digital home with Don Reisinger; The Macalope, a blog focusing on Apple; Politics, Policy, and Technology with Donnie Fowler; Speeds and Feeds, with Kevin Krewell, Peter Glaskowsky, and Jim Handy; Green Tech, with Vinod Khosla, Neal Dikeman, and Martin Tobias; The Web Services Report with Harrison Hoffman; Music and Technology with Matt Rosoff; Media Sphere with Josh Wolf; and Searchlight: an SEO blog with Stephan Spencer. In addition to this original content, CNET plans to syndicate blog content from Marc Andreesen and Mark Cuban.
CNET Network business technology site
The CNET Blog Network builds upon the success of CNET Networks’ business technology site, ZDNet, which today hosts over 30 industry recognized writers and commentators who host the conversation on the most important topics in business technology. The CNET and ZDNet Blog Networks underscore CNET Network’s unique ability to combine the voices of experts and users to bring together people and focus on the things that they are passionate about.
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