To Their Surprise, Bloggers Are Force for Change in Big Media

From Mark Glaser’s Online Journalism Review article, Patrick Frey (aka Patterico) sums up the story nicely:

“There is no single blog that has power comparable to that of a major daily paper like the L.A. Times,” he said. “There’s just no comparison between the circulation of any individual blogger — even Glenn Reynolds of InstaPundit — and that of a newspaper like the L.A. Times. However, when you look at blogs in the aggregate, I do think that blogs are potentially revolutionary. All you need is a computer, a viewpoint and the ability to express it. If your opinion is original, well-written and contributes to the discussion, there’s a good chance that it will be noticed.”

[Read the whole article]

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