if (blogger == journalist) return true; else return false;
since this incident, various discussions arose such as freedom of speech, responsibility in blogging, blogging as journalism, invasion of privacy, even child-abuse law was mentioned to have been violated?!
all i can say is that this is how powerful blogging is now that it has shaked this generation to a whole new world.
London’s BBC in ’06 remarked, “Why we are all journalists now” –
“The blossoming of citizen journalism stands as one of the Internet’s most exciting developments. With millions of bloggers, tens of millions of Internet posters, and hundreds of millions of readers, online news sources have radically reshaped the way we access our daily news. While mainstream news organizations initially expressed doubt about the news value of online sources such as blogs, in recent months many have launched their own blogs, frequently maintained by some of their most distinctive voices. Indeed, the remarkable growth of the blogosphere is enough to convince even the most die-hard skeptic that something important is afoot…”
so what do you think – are you a blogger, a journalist or a just a simple IT PINOY who happens to post diaries online? 😉
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