The Economist: The future of journalism

Economist.com in The future of journalism:

Matthew Hindman, a political scientist at Arizona State University, found that the top bloggers are more likely than top newspaper columnists to have gone to a top university, and far more likely to have an advanced degree, such as a doctorate.

This captures the power of grassroots journalism pretty well.

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Jayson Pifer

Not sure how the pedigree relates to good journalism, but the huge influx of immediate experts and naked bias is a boon to journalism.
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