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Arianna Huffington: "blogosphere is now the most vital news source in America"

15. March 2006 • David Boyle
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A. Huff, Now the little guy is the true pit bull of journalism… ,

“Blogging [is] levelling the playing field between the media haves and the media have-only-a-laptop-and-an-internet connection.
...That’s another great thing about bloggers: when they decide that something matters, they refuse to let go. They’re the true pit bulls of reporting.
That kind of relentlessness was never available to me as a newspaper columnist.
...Bloggers share their work, argue with each other and add to a story dialectically. It’s why the blogosphere is now the most vital news source in America.”
(in today’s Guardian)

(See also today’s Doonesbury on blogging and Krispy Kremes.)

  1. Washington Post, Ben Domenech Resigns ,
    “In the past 24 hours, we learned of allegations that Ben Domenech plagiarized material that appeared under his byline in various publications prior to washingtonpost.com contracting with him to write a blog that launched Tuesday.

    An investigation into these allegations was ongoing, and in the interim, Domenech has resigned, effective immediately. ...”


       —David Boyle    Mar. 24 '06 - 11:01PM    #