Did you know that Journalists have a Code of Ethics? And did you know that the first code is:
Test the accuracy of information from all sources and exercise care to avoid inadvertent error...Neither did I. The list is fantastic, and reads like an indictment of current news practices. I especially like this one—
Give voice to the voiceless; official and unofficial sources of information can be equally valid.Most of these could apply to weblog authors as well.