Blog battle gets nasty in Minneapolis

Filed as News on January 29, 2005 2:24 pm

by Duncan

Joe Strupp at Editor and Publisher writes on the latest in the battle between Powerline and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, including a bank pulling its advertising, and bizarre statements from blog hater Nick Coleman, that includes the following quotes:
“Editors and writers in mainstream media are very naive,” he says. “Readership and power of the blogs is increasing.” He also claims that the blogs are dangerous because they are not under the same ethical restrictions as mainstream media and seek to stay on the attack, facts be damned. He contends “the mainstream media is under assault.”

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  1. By John Gall posted on July 4, 2005 at 10:08 pm
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    Nick and Powerline have always been at it. What is almost more interesting is the banter between Shot In The Dark Blog and Nick Coleman. This battle seems to have gotten very personal and you almost have to hear the other side on Nick’s radio show on air america to truely appreciate the exchange.

    John
    City Of Minneapolis Information