Thursday 8 September 2005

From the horse's mouth

It's a pity that this story about the blogging revolution is hidden behind the subscription curtain at the Scotsman. From my printed edition I offer this extract:
At their best, they provide an authentic new source of first-hand information. They break stories. They challenge professional reporters to get it right. They keep the media honest. They increase the flow of information. In that context, it doesn’t matter that most of them are rubbish.
Now who could that be? Glenn Reynolds perhaps? The folk over at Samizdata maybe? No, it's none other than Bob Eggington, former editor-in-chief and creator of

(Cross-posted to Biased BBC.)

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