A neat article calling a columnist to task for dissing bloggers' integrity without actually reading any blogs.

The journalism that bloggers actually do - Los Angeles Times

No one owns the practice of reporting or assigns the right to do it. It's a democratic thing to tell others what's going on and "show your work." Some people will not be deterred from doing that. Most of them don't care what you call them. They do care if their story stands up.

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