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Forbes Magazine goes after Bloggers

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October 28th, 2005
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Blogging News, Business of Blogging, LinkyLoo

Forbes Magazine goes after Bloggers No target is too mighty, or too obscure, for this new and virulent strain of oratory. Microsoft has been hammered by bloggers; so have CBS, CNN and ABC News, two research boutiques that criticized IBM’s Notes software, the maker of Kryptonite bike locks, a Virginia congressman outed as a homosexual and dozens of other victims–even a right-wing blogger who dared defend a blog-mob scapegoat. Read more here and here and here

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  1. Jenny (3 comments.) says:

    people just dont get it. its what we like to do. they should try it sometime. they might like it!

  2. Andrew L. (3 comments.) says:

    Is an angry, hateful person with an agenda considered a blogger because he happens to use that medium?

  3. Enigma (1 comments.) says:

    Good! Free speech versus the corporate mufflers that run on the fuel of rhetoric? I choose free speech. Andrew L. brings up a good point, “Is an angry, hateful person with an agenda considered a blogger because he happens to use that medium?”

    How are bloggers different from 24 hour news pundits? Bill O’Reilly & Al Franken do the same but the vicious tv media mob is considered an established form of mob mentality because its officially “journalism”. If Bill & Al can bash anyone than I reserve the right to bash anyone as-well.

  4. Mark Wade (1 comments.) says:

    First Things First – Thanks for the link to the printed version… the sidebars are also interesting and you don’t need to subscribe to read them.

    Another thought – Google the article’s author! The results offer excellent fodder :-)

    Mark



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