"Fellow NYU scholar Jay Rosen recently extinguished the flare of pride for newspapers to get on the blog bandwagon ..."
Quote from Jay Rosen (The Pros Gonna Blog You Under the Table)
"But what the sweaty champions of “journalism as a form of blogging” overlook is how hard it is for your average reporter to thrive in the link-filled, argument-rich, emotionally-present, here’s-where-I-stand style that traditional bloggers have cultivated over the years. It takes time. Perhaps the hardest part is you actually have to be interested in what other people are saying."[...] and rightly so [...] I can surely attest to such an inflated perspective on a technology that has become a badge of modernity (and not a unique source of editorial content) for big media [...]
[...] To me, it would seem that the magazine industry would be most appropriate for the blog. Millions of magazine readers everywhere ache for the arrival of their next issue, unlike newspaper subscribers. Wouldn't a blog ease their hunger? As of now, most magazines' websites serve as big, image-filled (and rightly so, to a degree) advertisements to subscribe. If you're lucky, you'll get back issue content as well [...]