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Blog Bashing Archives

Technorati 2013 Digital Influence Report: Is Blogging Dead? Hell No!
Dear Readers: Reading this could save your eyesight
NY Times to Women Bloggers: Shouldn’t You Be Home Baking Cookies?
NY Times Just Can’t Bring Itself to Put CAAFlog Blogger Scoop in a Headline
Blog Council Says Feedback Schmeedback
Bashing Blogs for Fun and Profit
Engadget-Apple Kerkuffle: Blogs Moving Markets Was Inevitable
Dave Bullard Confesses to Link Baiting. Got Me!
“Professional” Journalist Spews Hateful Attack on Blogosphere
Are Bloggers Too Dumb to Know If Commenters are Shills?
Don’t Blame Melissa McEwan. Blame John Edwards. He’s a Wimp
The Wall Street Journal Still Doesn’t Get Blogging
NY Medical College Refuses to Send Me Official Statement on Live Dog Teaching Procedures
Another Dumbass Big Company Move: Cingular Wants to Yank Docs From Consumerist
I’ve Got the Quoted Out of Context in Dead Tree Media Blues
Red Herring’s Inflammatory Headline Belies The News
Bloggers Are Not Reporters and Other Blog Bashing From Report on Excellence in Journalism
NY Times: Edelman in Sleazy Relationship with Right Wing Bloggers
Chicago Tribune: Blogs Are Dead No Wait! They’re Alive!
Slate: Blogs Are Dead. Nah!
Exclusive: Forbes Blog Story Screws Up Quotes, Big-Time
Forbes Article Reverses Its Blog Bashing Stance, Sort Of
NY Times and Wall St Journal Articles Bemoan the Death of Message Control
Orregonian: Blogs Dangerous to Real Journalism
Madigan Says Newspapers Aren’t Dying, But Doesn’t Prove It
List of Lawsuits and Libel Actions Against Bloggers Published By Legal Group
Forbes Story Bashes Bloggers As Lynch Mobs
Cinderella Food Blogger Julia Powell Takes Shot at Other Bloggers
Webster University PR Institute Live Blogs My “In a Fog About Blogs?” Seminar
Blogs Can Bite. No! Really?
Robert Scoble Is Going to Have to Eat His Hat
Blogging is Not Dead. Or Dying
Russell Beattie Writes a Moronic Headline
Blog Bashing for Fun and Profit
Bloggers Get a Tongue Lashing from a Lizard
Larry Larsen: Will Apple Sue CNET or Do They Only Go After Bloggers?
Clyde Haberman at New York Times Coins Word: Blogorrhea
Blogs Are Here to Stay — But Not All of Them
Graeme Thickins, A Publicist Whining About Blogging
“Congress shall make no law …. abridging freedom of speech …”
Liz Smith Dishes About Blogs in NY Times
Wall St. Journal Still Not Understanding Blogs
Blog Herald: Old media hypocrisy in the war on blogging
New York Times Is Down — Way Down — On Bloggers
Was Googlegate Blog Just a Cheap PR Stunt? Looks Like It Was
Google Reportedly “Disappears” Blog By Critical Employee
Jay Rosen, PR Bloggers and the Williams Flap. Yawn.
Wall St. Journal and New York Times Still Dissing Bloggers
Apple Launches Products It Sued Bloggers Over
Dead-Tree Journo At Dallas Morning News Sounds Premature Death Knell for Blogging


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