The blogosphere is not credible

July 6th, 2006
Business of Blogging, LinkyLoo

The blogosphere is not credible I love this quote from the author … The blogosphere by itself has no credibility. Individual bloggers build their own credibility.




  1. nikkiana (5 comments.) says:

    I think he has a good point, and for the most part, I agree. However, I do think the actions of some bloggers can have an effect on the credibility of the blogosphere as a whole. Maybe not the average blogger, but what if an extremely widely read blogger did or said something that wasn’t credible? Could that have an effect on how other bloggers are viewed just because they use the same medium to convey their thoughts? I think so.

  2. MrCorey (14 comments.) says:

    I think that he has a point. I also think that Steven Straight, the commenter, who he based his thesis from, has a point as well. The thing is, I don’t think that either really got that the other was trying to say. of course, the whole thing stems from a NY Times article, so why are we even paying attention, right? I know that this paper is read as widely as a popular tabloid, but its content is also comparable to one as well.

  3. Michael Hampton (14 comments.) says:

    I can think of plenty of widely read bloggers who aren’t credible. If I wanted (and had about 350 hours a day) I could spend my time taking them apart piece by piece. There are about five good blogs in the “top 100″ and they aren’t the ones you think.


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    Credible, give me a break, since when did credibility ever have anything to do with it! I mean, in a world where you can´t take anyones word for anything anymore, not teachers, not doctors, lawyers….politicians. If you are looking at the blogosp…

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