Blogs and Mainstream Media

While the blogosphere occasionally breaks a story at the expense of the Big Boys, we should maintain our perspective. We still get excited when we get mentioned in the mainstream press. The reverse, not so much.

James Joyner
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  1. Damn! You called me out for taking pride in a WSJ reference, but why didn’t you also mention my call to bloggers to maintain perspective:

    I agree with your sentiment.

    And getting mentions is notable because it’s still an oddity.