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”.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty