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by Paul on 07/20/07 at 10:41 AM ET
from the Palm Beach Post,
A major hurdle facing bloggers who want more access are questions of credibility and accountability. Many sites lack old-school journalism standards regarding fairness and ethics.
“In the independent blog, you are your own boss, so you’re not going to fire yourself,” said Perlmutter, the KU professor. “Technically, bloggers are accountable to no one.”
Nonetheless, when it comes to libel law, bloggers can be held to the standards of traditional media.
“The same rules apply, but it might be that nobody cares about a nut on the Internet,” said attorney Sam Terilli, a former general counsel of The Miami Herald who teaches Media Law and Ethics at the University of Miami.
read on... some NHL blogger talk too.
There is that word again, credibility, which always is at the top of the list when this discussion is brought up. It is a word that I try to live up to on a daily basis.
A few bloggers don’t know the meaning of the word, and continue to ignore it.
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