Blogging Here to Stay, says Dan Gillmor.
In this piece , Dan Gillmor argues that Andrew Sullivan got it right — while castigating him for writing a piece without links to other people’s sites. (Dave Winer sees this as typical professional-journo behaviour.) But the best part of Dan’s essay is this:
“My guiding principles in journalism are the usual ones. I believe in getting it right, being fair, shining lights on things that are hidden when they affect the public good, etc. But I have developed another guiding principle in the way I do this craft.
My readers know more than I do. And if we can all take advantage of that, in the best sense of the expression, we will all be better informed.”