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The process of building a Blogger’s Code of Conduct

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My name is Amaia Soto and I am a student of Modern Languages and Management at the University of Deusto, Bilbao. In the subject web communication system I have beign requested to write a blog post reviewing three articles writen by Tim O’Reilly.

The author Tim O’Reilly was asked in several newspapers such as the BBC and the San Francisco Chronicle to propose a Blogger’s Code of Conduct in response to the dispute that Kathy Sierra had because some anonymous posted mean comments on her blog and the upsetting images that were posted on Chris Locke’s blog.

First of all, Tim wrote the text “Call for a Blogger’s Code of Conduct” where suggested some ideas in order to help to generate a culture to inspire individual expression and beneficial conversation. A week later, he created “Draft for Blogger’s Code of Conduct” specifying the ideas of the first text. Overall, these were the main tips to follow according to both texts:

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