Blogging, Journalism and Credibility

Blogging is changing journalism and empowering information users according to roundtable discussion of journalists and bloggers reported in The Nation.

This review, while cursory, is more than the the usual look at blogging. It doesn’t repeat the case histories that show us how bloggers got Dan Rather or Eason Jordan of CNN. These stories have been done more than enough.

It excerpts discussion that hints at the more significant change blogging is creating. This is a shift in the power relationship between users of information and producers of information. Producers are now those who used to be called the “audience.”

The information revolution is changing traditional institutions. This discussion only scratches the surface, there is much more to be said about this. But it’s a start.

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