CBS News | Blogging As Typing, Not Journalism
November 8, 2004 – 15:30:22
by Eric Engberg (CBS)
Eric Engberg was a correspondent for CBS News in Washington prior to his retirement two years ago.
I don’t begrudge these knights of the blog-table their grandiose dreams. But I worked on a school paper when I was a kid and I owned a CB radio when I lived in Texas. And what I saw in the blogosphere on Nov. 2 was more reminiscent of that school paper or a “Breaker, breaker 19” gabfest on CB than anything approaching journalism.