Blogging these days are a very successful format, and very recent. It is incredible that these days, common people like you and me can be some sort of journalists. It is what Jay Rosen calls citizen journalism, and even though it is user made, bloggers seem to have develped their own ehtics. This is what he writes about in this post and talks about in this lecture. (hat tip to around the clock) Also, it is neat that blogging is so influential these days, as evidenced by this news article. Anyways, I encourage people to blog, and remember, linking=popularity, and check your facts people.
Blogging and Ethics