"Bloggers have a voice and emotions and are speaking directly to you, " writes Washington Post's media critic Howard Kurtz on an online column, Blogs: Good or Evil? on 4/28. He quotes some big new media experts on the issue.
Anything and everything is fodder for the blogger -- all 37.3 million of them. Premium quality outstanding journalism will always have its place. Pareto's Law applies to the changes that are happening, as does the Long Tail and the theory of the niche. Blah Blah Blog. All part of the new changes with web 2.0 and the collaborative netsphere. For media, blogs are very relevant to changes talking place. They are also threatening the MSM. Change is always disruptive and messy. As of November '05, the top two languages of blogs were Japanese and English, in that order. Surprising, isn't it, that English isn't the biggest language of the blogosphere. According to the latest State of the Blogosphere by Technorati's founder David Sifry, livejournal.com hosts a large number of Russian language journals.