Blog bashing 101: sure there has been a lot of hype but is this really fair….
JournalNews> Bloggers are the self-assured know-it-alls of the political media. Shrugging off impartiality and other journalistic creeds in favor of partisan swagger, D.C.-centric Web loggers wield their various points of view with a degree of confidence known only to true believers. But ask these same bloggers, about 20 of whom will be writing Web journals out of the Republican National Convention in Manhattan next week, if they have a big influence on the political process, and you’ll get a surprising answer: No, not really. read more>