Each month, IJNet features an international journalist who exemplifies the profession and has used the site to further his or her career. This month's journalist is P. Wanja Njuguna, a Kenyan lecturer and editor working in Botswana.
When old media sets ground rules for use of new media, controversy is bound to ensue. The American Society of News Editors recently wrote social media guidelines that prompted a flutter of disagreement on Twitter.
Magda Abu-Fadil, a foreign correspondent and director of the Journalism Training Program at the American University of Beirut, spoke with IJNet about 21st-century journalism and why journalists should blog.