WJ as a Process

“”Chinameme ” was the name you originally thought of for the CDN weblog, but soon realized it is too much a copy of Lawmeme. In the class Keasha suggested another name “China Digital Fire,” she also tried to catch the character that digital information can spread rapidly as wildfire in cyberspace. This Regional Briefings on China from Winds of Change is yet another illustration of how information travels and is filtered and reorganized among bloggers. The weblog trackback function enables and facilitates this process. But there is certainly more to it than just information dissemination. Comments, analysis, additional information and expert knowledge are often being added during this process. If new insights, information, and understanding emerge from this process, can we call it “weblog journalism?”