Parker: ‘Rathergate’ illustrates the promise of blogs

Filed as News on September 16, 2004 10:47 pm

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Salt Lake Tribune> The CBS mess variously known as ”Forgerygate” or ”Rathergate” is by any other name a seminal moment in the blogosphere that holds promise not only for revolutionizing journalism, but also perhaps for problem-solving on a global scale.
And why not?
Still in relative infancy, the blogosphere – that new galaxy within the journalism universe wherein citizen journalists known as bloggers (short for keepers of Web logs) chat among themselves through mutual links and commentary – has defined itself in large part as a vehicle for challenging the mainstream media (MSM). read more>

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