Ranting and Raving in
November 6th, 2006
Hat Tip: MY Mom, relayed to me by my wife – Mom saw the hard copy version off-line.
I see where Crablaw is aware of it… Mr. Godfrey, until you get to some connectivity later in the day, the hard copy article can be found on page 28 and 29.
Dan Gainor of The Examiner has penned a lengthy piece in the paper about blogging. He has been working on this piece for quite some time and many of us were looking forward to what he found out – and subsequently reported.
I have only sped-read it - - I’m on deadline for a column and won’t have time to post much about it until much later in the day. What I have read looks to me like a rather in depth look at the Maryland Blogosphere. It also looks like an incredible amount of work on the part of Mr. Gainor and it is appreciated. Yeah, from a quick glance- it is perhaps the most definitive work on blogging in
I did a quick read looking for mentions of Maryland Blogger Alliance colleagues.
** Maryland Blogger Alliance colleagues **
November 6th, 2006
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Clips from mentions of Maryland Blogger Alliance members, by Mr. Gainor include:
Local blogs don’t just lean right. Bruce Godfrey a 37-year-old
Resentment of traditional media is a driving force for many bloggers.
Robert Farrow, a 36-year-old nursing home director from
David Gerstman, a 45-year-old Baltimorean who blogs as “Soccer Dad,” said media bias was “what inspired me to get involved in blogging in the first place.”
Owings Mills writer Stephanie Dray, a 35-year-old former attorney, said her “blogging is essentially publishing your own syndicated column on the Internet.”
That show and tell and can be a strange mix. Dayhoff’s posts tell of his trip to Ocean City, running into
Go to: “Ranting & raving for the whole world to see” to read the fruits of Mr. Gainor’s hard work.