An article by David Berliner continues the discussion of bloggers, journalism and fact-checking.
Many folks have expressed concern about the lack of fact-checking
on blogs. That is understandable but it is also slightly misguided.
Blogs are, for the most part, meant to deliver opinion, perspective or
insight of a unique, personal nature. Blogs are tools connecting people
who happen to be discussing similar topics. Blogs (at least 98% of
them) are not meant to be held to the standards of traditional