October 1, 2023


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Legal Blogging is Still With Us – and Then Some

Legal Blogging growing

Blogging is nonetheless with us, writes Dave Winer, who gave increase to blogging in excess of two decades back.

Winer details that lengthy time blogger, author and journalism professor, Jeff Jarvis went on CNN right now to talk about Australia’s clamping down on social media’s use of information publishers’ written content, amongst other things.

Jarvis is heading on with CNN’s Brian Stelter, a former New York Times’ reporter, who got his start out in journalism by way of blogging.

Even though common journalism seems to imagine blogging is in excess of, per Winer, the evidence is to the opposite. “Blogging reshaped the planet. Not only for fantastic, of study course.”

Journalism could appear at the planet as Facebook, and blogging, acquiring what these platforms have for information, sharing and commentary from common information journalism.

The stream can, and does go the other way. Weblogs can be the supply, as Winer has written many moments.

So can social media. I’m on NBC’s Nightly News with Lester Holt and The 11th Hour with Brian Williams mainly because I am reporting on Twitter and Facebook about midnight vaccines in Seattle mainly because of freezer failure.

Instead than blogging’s genes nonetheless becoming in circulation, as Winer places it. In the legislation, I see legal weblogs in their infancy. Not just in the States, but all over the world.

Talking with seven legal professionals acquiring all set to blog on a niche, this morning, there was a authentic curiosity in blogging the suitable way.

They weren’t chasing Search engine optimization, like some legislation corporations. They were searching to supply insight and commentary to the community, to common information journalists (who can’t address the niche), to other bloggers and their clientele.

Blogging for them democratized legal journalism. Not only did blogging diversify who was reporting and giving commentary – expanded further than common journalism and the legal publishing giants, but blogging diversified legal publishing to six gals who, historically, fell in a team not been presented the reigns to run to prominence.

Accomplishing job heights, becoming one particular of the only publishers in a niche, earning substantially more, contributing to secondary legislation and the sheer enjoyable that comes from becoming section of journalism although practicing legislation, will keep legal blogging on the increase, not in the vestiges. 🙂