Thursday, March 1, 2007

Daily Newspapers and Crogs

Robert Kuttner, writing in CJR, takes issue with the idea that newspapers are dying. In particular, check out his thoughts on blogs, reporting and "crogs." I couldn't agree more with what he says about the value of some web sites, the "carefully researched blogs" that he dubs "crogs" and their value. I do it all the time and find them rich, rich sources of information.

Editors of CJR and Kuttner will be talking about his ideas, along with several others: Steve Rattner, former New York Times reporter turned Wall Street investor; Jill Abramson, managing editor of The New York Times; Amanda Bennett, former editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, now with Bloomberg News; and Jim Brady, executive editor of

When: Wednesday, March 21st, at 7 p.m.

Where: the third-floor Lecture Hall at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, 116th and Broadway, New York

1 comment:

Matt Elmore said...

I just posted on my own blog a call for insight, and would very much appreciate your contribution. I'm looking for a word to describe:

That embarrassed feeling one has when uncertain if they have just spoken a thought out loud, usually while deep in thought in a public space.

Here's the link:

Did I just Say That Out Loud?

Hope you can help.

matt elmore

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