Great story on blogging over at the BBC. While essentially a short primer it reinforces my view that participatory journalism and the growth of social networks on the web change everything.
“We are entering one era in which the technological infrastructure is creating a different context for how we tell our stories and how we communicate with each other. “
Andrew Nachison, Director, Media Center
Current growth rates are just stunning ~
US research think-tank Pew Internet & American Life says a blog is created every 5.8 seconds, although less than 40% of the total are updated at least once every two months.