Blogging as a Form of Journalism: "Andrews thinks Weblogs and other forms of online journalism are on the rise in part because of the rapid decline in the credibility of big media. 'I think the Web is actually becoming more credible while established media are losing ground,' he says. 'And name me the last five serious efforts at public-interest journalism by institutionalized media.'" [via Scripting] This is the first part of J.D. Lascia's discussion with traditional journalists who have discovered blogging. While many of the ideas in the article are well known to weblogging veterans, it's nice to hear that old media people can see its value and possibilities. Let the assimilation begin.

Also check out Paul Andrews' article Who Are Your Gatekeepers?

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