Bloggers Create Ruckus at Newsweek

OTB’s Campaign 2008 coverage will be featured on’s new Ruckus group blog.

Media Bloggers Association president Robert Cox has the details:

Bloggers Create Ruckus at Newsweek Media Bloggers Association (MBA) and Newsweek have launched “The Ruckus,” a new group blog about politics for The blog will feature posts from nine MBA-member bloggers about the presidential campaign on a single page, giving readers a convenient sampling of some of the best political blogging from across the country and from key primary states.

“‘The Ruckus’ places Newsweek on the cutting edge of this campaign season’s online political dialogue,” said Robert Cox, president of MBA. “MBA bloggers offer Newsweek readers fresh, authentic content with real-time updates from some of the nation’s leading political blogs.”

“‘The Ruckus’ will be a key part of our 2008 campaign coverage,” said Deidre Depke, editor of “We want to expose Newsweek readers to all the exciting discourse and discussion that is taking place on political blogs today. We think ‘The Ruckus’ will help introduce readers to a new array of voices and will encourage enlightened political discourse as the ’08 race steps into high gear.”

More at the link.

Of course, you can continue reading our politics coverage — and everything else we write — right here at the site.

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  1. Billy says:

    “we” right?

    Yes — fixed!

  2. Have I taken the Boeing and not even been told about it? 🙂 That would be impressive!

  3. James Joyner says:

    Have I taken the Boeing and not even been told about it? 🙂 That would be impressive!

    Indeed. Alas, they’re not paying much.

  4. Beldar says:


  5. Cool–congrats!