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Weblogs: "A new source of talent"

A Chicago Tribune article tells the story of how would-be writers use weblogs to showcase their craft to attract future employment.

James Taranto, editor of OpinionJournal.com, opines: “It wouldn’t surprise me if a number of people go from blogging to careers in journalism or writing in some form or another.”

The piece echoes our observations in Chapter 4 of our We Media paper about why the audience engages in participatory journalism.

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Posted on Oct 10, 2003 | 3:17 pm EST

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