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".
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".
A social media campaign is aiming to redress the perception that eastern Germany has fallen for far-right populism. The blogger Stefan Krabbes has started "the other East" hashtag, taken up enthusiastically on Twitter.
For three years Ajoy Roy has been waiting for answers in the murder case of his son Avijit. Well-known blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death by radical Islamists in Dhaka in 2015. To date, no lawsuit has been concluded.
Blogger Sally Bilaly Sow exposes issues that the traditional media don't cover in his homeland, Guinea. The 25-year-old has also launched the "Villageois 2.0" project - a blog which not only provides Guinea's youth with an online space to discuss their views, but also demands transparency from state authorities regarding what happens to public money.