ReadWriteWeb: How to: Build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic

"In the following 13 steps, we'll walk you through how we identify top blogs on any topic, how we quickly figure out what their most popular recent posts have been about, how we incorporate their blog archives into our knowledge about the field and how we find where else they are participating in conversation around the web..."

BBC News: dot.life: Twitter, Qik, Flip – how to cover news?

Rory Cellan-Jones shows how he used Twitter, Qik and Flip to cover an Apple event: "A mobile phone with an instant video application can get you out of a hole when there's no alternative. But I'd be reluctant to go anywhere without the services of a professional, wielding a decent video camera. As I think you'll agree if you look at my pictures."