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Making Online News Like Offline News

by | 8th, August 2008

MAKING Online News is a book about online news. And bloggers are behaving like hacks. Writes Paul at OJ:

I’ve recently been reading ‘Making Online News‘ a book of ethnographic studies of online news production. Tucked towards the back of the book is a chapter called The Routines of Blogging by Wilson Lowrey and John Latta. It is one of the few studies I’ve read to look not at journalists, but at the work practices of bloggers – specifically, political bloggers.

And their findings support what I’ve increasingly suspected: “the more relevant bloggers become in terms of audience and influence, the more their production routines resemble those of professional journalists.”

Copy the tried and tested…



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