NEWSPAPER BLOGS….I’m experimenting with something new over on the sidebar: newspaper blogs. Just below the regular blogroll there’s now a list of blogs written by major daily newspaper reporters and officially hosted by their newspaper.
I’ve started with three:
Eric Zorn’s Breaking Views, from the Chicago Tribune
Daniel Weintraub’s California Insider, from the Sacramento Bee
DMN Daily, the editorial board blog of the Dallas Morning News
I’m not really endorsing the quality of these blogs (since I haven’t read any of them for long) and I don’t know how long I’ll keep this up, but I thought it might be interesting to track the evolution of “official” reporter-based blogs in daily newspapers. I’m sure there are others out there that I don’t know about, so if you know of one please leave a comment or send me email and I’ll add it.
NOTE: I realize there can be a thin line between a blog and a daily column that happens to be online. (Which is Eric Alterman, for example?) So, since it’s a judgment call and all that, I’ll decide who qualifies based on ? well, nothing, really. I think I’ll just go with the “I know it when I see it” standard. Nonetheless, decisions of the management are final….