Blogs & media

Blogs & media: I have, by design, rarely blogged about blogs. Why? Because there are too many blogs on that topic. To me, it’s like studying ones belly button. However, as weblogs mature and people begin to realize that they’re more than diaries, I will begin to point to specific articles regarding how traditional journalism (print and online) and blogging are not competitive, but rather are complementary. Blogs are not going to replace the news sources we’ve come to trust (rightly or wrongly). I’ll talk lots more on this topic in coming months. An example of the type of story I’ll be pointing to is this one by former media grokster Jimmy Gutterman. I disagree with him, sort of, but what he has to say is worth noting and is a good place to start examining this topic.