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Pyjamas Media Pulls The Plug On Bloggers

by | 2nd, February 2009

PAJAMAS Media, so reported National Review , was “to replace the established media sources with a network of what [co-founders Charles Johnson and Roger L. Simon] call ‘citizen-journalists.'”

No longer. The business model what there was of one has collapsed.

The main target was the New York Times, which Pajamas Media reporter Kenneth Anderson opined, facilitated “online cocooning of its smugly elite audience by ‘journalists’ whose task is not to spend time digging out new, expensive, and quite possibly important facts, but instead to create, care, stroke, tend, and feed little online forums where they interact with readers and create little communities of the like-minded.”

Like, er,  blogs?

PJTV brought us Joe the Plumber in Israel . A gimick. Like a tabloid, only with less humour.

Last week Simon told Pajamas affiliates that “we have decided

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