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BLOGGERS IN THE NEWS: The New York
Times ran a piece on Sunday about about blogs that is currently making
the rounds in blogland. Nick Denton, founder of Gawker is quoted as
saying: "The hype comes from unemployed or partially employed marketing
professionals and people who never made it as journalists wanting to
believe. They want to believe there’s going to be this new revolution
and their lives are going to be changed."
Ooh that hurts.
"For all of the stiff-arming and disdain that Mr. Denton brings to
the discussion of this nonrevolution," writes the Times, "there is no
question that he and his team are trying to turn the online diarist’s
form – ephemeral, fast-paced and scathingly opinionated – into a
viable, if not lucrative, enterprise. Big advertisers like Audi, Nike
and General Electric have all vied for eyeballs on Gawker’s blogs,
which Mr. Denton describes as sexy, irreverent, a tad elitist and
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