"Ahead of the 2009 Baseball World Cup (BWC), which begins on September 9, the Great Britain baseball team has published its 25-man roster ahead of the event on its new team website."
"Today, the Times has more than 60 active blogs written by a mix of staffers and freelancers, plus event-driven blogs that come and go. I don’t think anyone planned on launching that many. WordPress simply made it easy to keep growing."
"Last week, I shared the general sense of shock around the blogs at news about Birmingham council's new website: 3.5 years late, and costing £2.8 million. But last night, to my great surprise, I came across BirminghamNewsroom.com - a WordPress-powered website for the council's press office, launched a couple of months back."
"I’m pleased to announce the first official release of a project I’ve been working on for a while: a Publish2 plugin for WordPress, the popular Web publishing platform. It lets you to do more with your Publish2 links by extending our collaborative journalism platform to your WordPress blog."
"The Telegraph technical team has moved their blogs to the open-source blogging platform WordPress, also used by Reuters, the New York Times and CNN. ... In addition to shift in technology, the Telegraph also named Damian Thompson ... Telegraph.co.uk's first Blogs Editor."
"This past weekend, we released the beta version of Stage 1 (Custom Post Statuses) of the Edit Flow Project, a plugin aiming to improve the WordPress Admin Interface for a multi-user newsroom’s editorial workflow."
"Blogging platform company Automattic already has millions of people using WordPress, its simple and effective blogging software (we’ve been pretty happy using it so far). Now it has opened up BuddyPress, its long-awaited social network for blogs."
"Their plan is to make heavy use of WordPress's fantastic RSS functionality. There's already a very detailed subject (category) taxonomy showing on the site; and of course, once everything's tagged, it's relatively easy to use category-specific RSS feeds to surface the headlines on other sites."
Parliament's new news portal is built in Wordpress.
"Top Gear (the show and magazine) are using wordpress for their web presence."
The IHT has come up with a way to fix widows and orphans on the web by automatically adding a non-breaking space between the last two words of every headline and every paragraph. A WordPress plugin gives blogs the same functionality.
Puffbox's new Wales Office site is built in Wordpress: "News releases, speeches, publications and FOI disclosures are all entered as ‘blog posts’, distinguished using categories. All the more static, corporate stuff is done as ‘pages’."
"[Teaching Dreamweaver] not very relevant to journalism, , because it does not include a robust content management system! ... Focusing on Dreamweaver teaches exactly the wrong mindset for online journalism: that your Web site is mainly an island unto its
"Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic and creator of open-source blogging system WordPress, [revealed that Automattic had raised a whopping $29.5 million in a Series B Round of funding, including a strategic investment from The New York Times Co."