Blog battle gets nasty in Minneapolis

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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