N.Z. BearN.Z. Bear has built the valuable site The TTLB Blogosphere Ecosystem, which ranks weblogs by traffic and authority if you are into that sort of thing. He is writing in Tech Central Station on the erosion of the differences between MSM and the blogosphere,
And so "media" in general, and journalism in particular, is no longer restricted to a small guild of paid professionals. Everyone who wants to be is now In -- some are simply more In than others.This is happening faster in the States than it is in Canada for a few reasons.
The biggest reason is we have yet to find our Glenn Reynolds. Basically we need a linker - we have plenty of thinkers....