This is a short introduction to research in blogging and education followed by an interview with four researchers in the field, including Alex Halavais and Jill Walker. Most of the focus of the discussion is on the question of whether blogs ae a form of journalism, something that has preoccupied writers in that field over the last yer. Of course, it's the wrong question: why should we expect the new media to be "a form of" the old media? Just as online learning takes us well beyond the classroom, online media takes us well beyond newsprint.
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