David Kirkpatrick

February 16, 2008

Military blogging

Filed under: Media, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 5:00 pm

Just a resource for anyone interested who doesn’t know about Milblogging.com. The site is a clearinghouse for blogging military members. Lots of interesting stuff in these blogs. Frontline reports, photos; tales of bravery, heroics and abject fear.

The US DoD has developed an ongoing internal dialog (sometimes positive, sometimes contentious — do a google search on the issue for more) with military blogs, especially from sensitive deployments. The upside is milblogs offer a window into the life of a soldier for their family and friends, and can be great source of PR for the military. For example, Gen. Petraeus is a supporter.

1 Comment »

  1. […] (David Kirkpatrick) Just a resource for anyone interested who doesn’t know about Milblogging.com. The site is a clearinghouse for blogging military members. Lots of interesting stuff in these blogs. Frontline reports, photos; tales of bravery, heroics and abject fear. […]

    Pingback by Milblogs | Blog | In the Blogs: Military Blogging — April 13, 2011 @ 3:09 pm


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: