A blogger is a person who keeps a Web log or 'blog' or publishes an online diary.
This personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page; also called Weblog has been growing in popularity since the end of the 1990s. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author, but these platforms also encourage interaction and discussion with others. Bloggers cover most areas from fashion and beauty to politics. Since 2004 Deutsche Welle with its "BoB Award" has honored bloggers who creatively and courageously stand up for freedom of opinion and equality. This is an automatic compilation of DW content pertaining to "blogger".
The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories about her family who perished during the Holocaust were contrived.
German blogger Marie Sophie Hingst invented a Jewish family history. DW asked historian Micha Brumlik about possible motivations: Her urge to be a victim might have been more appealing than facing up to responsibility.
Littering is a big problem in Africa because many countries don't have proper waste management systems. According to a World Bank report, Africa is set to become the fastest area for waste growth in the world. In Guinea, a young blogger is using creative ideas to clean up the capital Conakry. To debate, the topic is Isaac Mugabi from Rwanda and Abdul Raheem Hassan from Nigeria
Would he be a successful travel blogger today? Sir Richard Francis Burton — explorer, orientalist and diplomat — was the ultimate 19th century traveler. Iliya Troyanov has memorialized him in "The Collector of Worlds".