The New Amateur Journalists Weigh In

Matt Welch, Columbia Journalism Review, Apr 09, 2004
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Some good discussion on TRDEV over the last few days on blogging. Rather than look simply at blogging in eduation, discussants are looking at the wider picture, which is good. This link is one that came up in the discussion and is one of the more balanced discussions of blogging from the point of view of the traditional press. Rather than focus on the foibles of millions of amateur journalists, the article looks at what makes blogging work. ""I think it's because they have something to say. In a media world that's otherwise leached of opinions and life, there's so much life in them."I think it's because they have something to say. In a media world that's otherwise leached of opinions and life, there's so much life in them."
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