Wednesday, January 9, 2008

The Downside of Newspaper Reader Blogs

In journalism’s efforts to embrace new media and transform the newspaper business, a lot of papers have adopted the idea of inviting readers to blog on the paper’s site. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer was one of the first newspapers to go down this road, with readers writing about a variety of topics relevant to Seattle residents, like transit, trade, and music.

It’s not a bad idea. God knows, newspapers need to do something to be relevant in this dramatically altered media environment. [Click for More] Sphere: Related Content

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