A Few Traditional Media Reports About Blogging
The November 20, 2006, edition of The New York Times has a revealing article on blogger Brian Stelter, the college student behind the highly influential blog TVNewser. If you are interested, see" The Kid With All the News About the TV News." He's good. I started following Stelter when he did CableNewser, which morphed into TVNewser when he was hired by Mediabistro.
Reporter Frank Sennett of the Spokane, Washington-based paper The Spokesman Review today offered readers links to blogs that can help them "reach the top of the holiday shopping heap." See "Bloggers point, click the way to cool holiday gifts.
On November 19, 2006, Jory Des Jardins over at BlogHer posted a piece on "Amanda Congdon, who now seems to have launched into the media stratosphere: not only will she be a correspondent for all things newsy across ABC's TV and digital properties, she's also got an HBO project in the works." Those are Jorie's words. See her "Amanda Congdon: Her Media, Her Way"
It seems that Ms. Rocketboom (she owns 49% of Rocketboom) has done well for herself after she and Rocketboom co-owner Andrew Baron had a falling out earlier this year. She put the company on the map with her quirky anchoring skills.
Dick Meyer at CBS' Public Eye reported today that, "A column I published on CBSNews.com has earned me voluminous scorn and vitriol. Somewhat happily and certainly interestingly, condemnation has come in roughly equal portions from the left and the right."
To learn what prompted it, see "Meyer Responds To “Weirdo” Complaints.
Back on November 17, 2006, Media Shift's Mark Glaser asked: Should bloggers avoid conflicts of interest as journalists do?