Perspective on the Panel

Glenn Fleishman follows up on J.D.’s partial transcipt of the Berkeley panel:

One of the points that I come away with from this discussion is that the real crux of the difference between journalism and personal blogging is a very fine amount of intermediation. Instead of the heavy intermediation that happens between a newspaper journalist writing and the account that appears in the newspapers, blogging journalism involves fewer people and fewer changes.

He also makes this observation:

For freelancers, a blog like mine, on a focused topic, can truly change your career.