OJR: An Old Web Icon Ends Up Repurposed as a Spamblog

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By: Joshua Benton | Nieman Journalism Lab

This is a cautionary tale — about what happened to what was once one of the most important websites about journalism on the Internet, and about what happens when you don’t renew your domains on time.  

If you’ve been in the digital news business for a while, it’s likely you have fond memories of OJR, the Online Journalism Review, based at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School.

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