From the Boston Globe: “Bloggers battle old-school media for political clout”
When a writer for The New Republic, the 92-year-old doyen of elite Washington opinion journals, accused the nation's most prominent political blogger of using his online clout to hush up a potential scandal involving a former business partner, he knew there might be some backlash from the so-called ``new media."It sounds to me like Zengerle will be facing more enlightened dissent in the form of salad dressing and cream pies.
But he didn't expect death threats.
This wasn't meant to be a big fight," a tired-sounding Jason Zengerle, senior editor for The New Republic, said in a telephone interview last week.