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Vietnam Jails Human Rights Blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (October 11, 2016): The Vietnam government has arrested and jailed activist blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh for her story about the worst environmental disaster in the country's history.

Mommas Gone City Blogger Jessica Shyba Lands Two Book Deal With Macmillan (December 28, 2013): Jessica Shyba, who writes the Momma's Gone City blog, inked a two book deal with Feiwel & Friends. The book came out of cute photos she posted of her son and his puppy napping.

Macmillan Debuts Blog Called The Daily Reader (August 2, 2011): Macmillan has launched a new blog called The Daily Reader.

Author's Tweeted Novel Now Available in Paperback (July 14, 2010): Author Matt Stewart has released his tweeted novel, The French Revolution, in paperback through Soft Skull Press.

Garrison Keillor Rants Against Ease of Online Publishing (May 26, 2010): Garrison Keillor, the host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac, has published a rant against blogs, free online content and self-publishing in the Baltimore Sun.

Software Programs Attempt to Analyze the Emotion in Our Writing (May 9, 2009): New Scientist has an interesting article about how the latest software aims to analyze the emotion in our onlnie writing, including our blog posts and tweets.

Number of Blogger Book Deals is Very Small (March 25, 2009): USA Today has an article about some bloggers that have landed book deals.

George Clooney Vlogs About Rooming With Nicholas Kristof (March 17, 2009): George Clooney just returned from a trip to Chad with NBC to highlight the devastating conditions the people there face.

Bestselling Author Alexandra Penney Got Madoffed (January 13, 2009): Bestselling self-help author Alexandra Penney has lost her life savings in the Madoff financial scandal that has rocked the investment world.

Kanye West Denies Accusations That He Uses a Ghost Blogger (July 17, 2008): Rapper Kanye West has been accused of using a ghost blogger to write his own blog.

Bloggers to AP: You're Dead to Us (June 17, 2008): Bloggers from both sides of the political aisle, from celebrity gossip and just about every other kind of site are uniting to refuse to link to any stories from the Associated Press.

Hot Trend: Microblogging on Twitter (May 5, 2008): The hottest trend going right now is microblogging on Twitter.

Death By Blogging (April 10, 2008): Everyone's talking about the New York Times article that says that blogging can kill you.

The Writers' Strike and the Future of Television (February 1, 2008): As the writers' strike drags on (we're at day 89 or so, by last count) bored journalists have taken to writing endless pieces about how agents have nothing to do all day and how a strike causes economic hardship (no, really?).

Late Night Comedy Writers Embrace Blogging (November 26, 2007): As we've reported before, the staffs of Late Night With David Letterman and The Daily Show started their own blogs during the writers' strike.

Carnegie Mellon Study Ranks Most Informative Blogs (October 26, 2007): A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon researchers has determined which blogs are the most informative.

Format Change For The Internet Writing Journal (August 9, 2007): We are happy to announce that The Internet Writing Journal is expanding.

The Six Stages of Email (July 2, 2007): Nora Epron discusses the Six Stages of Email in a new Op Ed piece in The New York Times.

The Great BlackBerry Blackout of '07 (April 19, 2007): The New York Times chronicles the terror and despair during the dreadful ten hours that RIM's BlackBerry service was on the fritz.

John Marco Launches Blog (April 16, 2007): Bestselling fantasy author John Marco has launched a new blog called The Black City, which is the name of the capital of the Empire of Nar in his marvelous Tyrants & Kings fantasy series which began with The Jackal of Nar.