Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Blogs finally jump the shark

Professor Althouse posts a Columbia Journalism Review of the CNN-sponsored bloggerfest for election night:
All of which proved, once again, that the act of writing a scorching blog post looks no different on camera than the act of writing the world's most mind-numbing inter-office memo. And neither makes for good television

True 'dat. They filmed people typing. Let bloggers blog and let talking heads talk. Bring 'em on for occasional opinions if they're camera-friendly, but otherwise the blogging's the thing.

But, um, do check out some of Mme. Athose's pictures of the event. Let's just say some of them really outta be in pictures.