18 June 2004

The future of weblogging [The Register]

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TheregisterThe rise of weblogging has been a cold shower for the complacent mass communication industries. Although the weblogging pioneers are due much praise, their own rhetoric deserves examination, and they could also raise their sights higher.

Nico Macdonald (blog) reports, and concludes with a radical proposal for the future of weblogging.

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