Thursday, November 17, 2005

Thurs - blogging becomes increasingly mainstream

Yesterday Yahoo agreed a deal to publish 5 blogsites from Gawker Media in a move that further solidifies the maturing art of blogging and develops it as one that is increasingly merging and converging with mainstream media.

The last six months or so has seen blogging emerge from the cyber underground. First was News Corps bold acquisition of MySpace, then AOL bought Weblogs Inc for $25M and recently Time Magazine agreed to publish Andrew Sullivan's blog.

Everyone is talking about blogging and companies around the globe are desperately trying to figure out how they can become good blogging citizens. Perhaps by leaving it alone! So, what's going to happen to Huffington Post? I wonder...

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