Blogging makes for more accountable journalism

More US blogging stuff, but it may be an indication of where things are headed here. Chris Bowers picks up a Princeton based research that indicates that whilst journalists struggle with the precise status of bloggers, a majority believe blogging has had made the profession more accountable. “Twenty percent of journalists reported reading a blog almost every day compared to 10 percent of the public”.

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