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Writing in National Journal, William Powers notes that “The true journalist loves nothing better than walking into a room with some hot tidbit and watching the jaws drop,” he writes. “The need is almost physiological, the sensation downright glandular.”
Bloggers feel that way too. But we don’t need to wait for a by-line. That’s why we’re so often first with news. We’re not bogged down in “the editorial process.”
via Romenesko