I’m a day late on this, but Susanna lays out the case that blogging can make the mainstream media more accountable, if not less biased. Suzie-Q notes:
So what possible role can bloggers have in regards to the media? I've identified three: original reporting; original punditry; and criticism of media coverage.It’s a great post that everyone in the Fourth Estate should read. It also dovetails nicely with this article from the Weekly Standard about the role of blogs – especially the “Big Four” – in shaping contemporary political debate.
Shudder, establishment media.