On media hunger for ‘authentic’ blogs…

For those of you up at that time on a Sunday, there were three of us on Sunday Sequence with William Crawley where we kick over the problem of freely available, well almost anything on the net. Even relatively walled gardens, like Slugger and Ship of Fools, have problems, though they can be dealt with by yellow or red cards or the SoF;’s notorious Smite button. But this post by Robert Hamman illustrates that however small and discrete and well behaved an audience you think you may have one single, traumatic event can put you are the centre of a global media storm…

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