Month: June 2009

After a Brief Ban, Bahrain Newspaper Back on Stands

Bahrain’s Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper reappeared today after a one-day ban imposed by the authorities. “Official authorities have issued directives lifting the ban,” Bahrain News Agency said. The newspaper was earlier suspended for reasons related to the Press law, a report said. Akhbar Al Khaleej, first published in 1976, is the oldest newspaper in the country. A publishing ban on Bahrain’s oldest newspaper was overturned on Monday, after it had been shut down after it published an article claiming that Iran’s hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may be Jewish.

Best Twitter Tools for WordPress Blogs

Twitter is definitely the fastest growing micro-blogging platform. WordPress meanwhile is one that dominates the blogging world. Every since I got on both WordPress and Twitter, I have been on a hunt to chart out the best and popular Twitter tools one could use on a blog / website hosted using WordPress. Here’s then a list of all the illustrious ,notable and renowned twitter tools for WordPress.

21 BlackBerry Apps for Professionals

Those who love their BlackBerrys and those who consider their BlackBerrys to be their mobile offices – here’s something you might want to read through. Over the past few days, I have been searching the net for the best BlackBerry applications around – here’s one that talks about 21 of those!

The Future of Media

The Web edition of a cover story from Fortune this April, took a sharp turn from what you might expect at a 79-year-old magazine. Dispensing advice on finding a job during a recession, the piece had a soundtrack, a troupe of improv actors from Chicago and about 4,000 fewer words than your average magazine feature. Instead of scrolling through a column of text, readers (if the term can be applied) flipped through nine pages that told the story with a mix of text, photo-illustrations, interactive graphics and video clips. So is this what the magazine of the future looks like?