New century finds a new journalism

Filed as News on September 12, 2004 9:43 pm

by Duncan

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Looks like the CBS-Bush fake memos scandal may go some way of redeeming blogging in the pages of serious journalism, not that many will attribute it in the mainstream media: but snaps to Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks Herald> If you’re a media buff – and who isn’t, in America in 2004? – then circle Thursday, Sept. 9, on your mental calendar. Because that’s the day weblogs came into their own. And politics and journalism never will be the same. What happened Thursday is that webloggers or “bloggers” latched on to a controversial “60 Minutes”/CBS News story – and then worked the thing, with a stubbornness and tenacity that would have done credit to a pack of bulldogs or a turn of snapping turtles – or, yes, an army of investigative reporters. read more>

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