Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Friday, February 25, 2005
Too much out there these days on the blogs v. journalists question, but still some have interesting things to say. Here's But Who Watches the Watchdogs?, a column by liberal cartoonist Ted Rall that makes some good points about some of the hate-spewing bloggers out there:
"Yeah, there's a new sheriff in town. Unfortunately he's drunk, he's mean, and he works for the bad guys."
I found this link via a new column on slate, Today's Blogs, which links to topics that blogs are talking about every day. There are lots of ways to monitor blogs, including Memeorandum, and blog montior/search engines like Technorati, Feedster, Daypop, and more. Slate's feature will make it easier. posted by liz at 11:14 AM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to