Words To Write By

Amc Ex-Wonkette Ana Marie Cox (and new Time Mag Washington editor) gives the New York Times her take on what makes a blog work:

A strong, defined personality with a sense of humor about themselves. An ability to filter news quickly and to recognize, you know, what is interesting to other people as well as interesting to themselves, and finding the balance between those things.

But that, she concedes, was so six months ago. Now?

What I think is changing is that people have now become addicted to the rapid update. You know, the not just 12 times a day; 18 times a day, 24 times a day. And it’s almost physically impossible for one person to do that.

So group blogs are the latest thing, she says, meaning the talents of today must play well with others.

Anthony Preziosi
Posted 07/27/2006 07:30:13 PM

Geez! I'm exhausted doing one post a day - and they ain't always all that interesting!

Posted 07/27/2006 10:41:36 PM

It can be tricky to balance work, blogging and an active social life - and not forgetting to maintaing your blogger contacts and blog commenting.

Will Teullive
Posted 07/27/2006 11:10:33 PM

That's it, "group blogs". Many people giving opinions, reporting news, or covering sports. This group blog is to be constantly updated with news and fresh opinions on current topics!! We can even prints these group blogs on paper and sell them. We shall call these group blogs daily newspapers!