Why journalists ought to pay attention to bloggers: Part II

Rebecca MacKinnon, a one-time foreign correspondent for CNN, surveyed her former peers to learn how blogs are having an impact on media coverage of China. She asked a series of questions to about 70 foreign correspondents who work in China and here’s one interesting finding:

Most respondents find blogs useful for story ideas and information – In fact they find blogs significantly more useful than CCTV, CNN, BBC (radio & TV), overseas forums, BBS & chatrooms, or Chinese radio. 

(Tip of the toque for this to David Weinberger)

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