Ten Myths about Blogs

12 Aug 2009

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Steve Rosenberg, co-founder of Salon.com and more recently author of "Say Everything,"  a book that chronicles blogging's rise and impact on politics, business, the media, and personal lives, counts down his top ten myths about blogging.

Rosenberg argues that blogs are increasingly becoming sources that people turn to for depth of information about particular subjects. Regardless, he contends blogs will never replace traditional media.

Watch the clip to hear Roseberg debunking the myths, which are counted down below.

Myth #10: Blogging isn't journalism.

Myth #9: Blogs will kill journalism.

Myth #8: There is a blogosphere.

Myth #7: The first blogger.

Myth #6: Bloggers are narcissists.

Myth #5: Bloggers can't be trusted.

Myth #4: There are too many blogs.

Myth #3: Blogging is dead.

Myth #2: Blogging is trivial.

Myth #1: Most blogs stink.

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