Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Blogging and Bush's service papers

On the theme presented in class today about how blogging reacts with the mainstream press, here's some insight on the release of Bush's National Guard service papers from Editor and Publisher (a great read for anyone interested in journalism) including quotes from newspaper editors about how they view blogging:

Blessing or Curse? Editors Examine Blogs' Role in '60 Minutes' Uproar
Although editors from four major dailies contend that their product remains the most trusted source of news for most readers, they admit the blogging community is offering competition and provoking even more skepticism of the mainstream media than usual. But they are divided on whether or not this is a positive trend or not.


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