51% of journalists read blogs regularly. 28% depend on them for material on a daily basis! Blogging may still not be considered journalism (though I’d argue that’s a financial constraint more than one dictated by the form), but it’s clearly got a (up till now) hidden (and potentially powerful) role in how the news cycle is generated.
A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.