Does anyone have any commitment to old-school, tree-killing, fish-wrappin' newspaper journalism anymore? Apparently not. PBS's MediaShift blog notes today that the stalwart Wall Street Journal — where even the long-admired Website has been exceedingly old-school — is now joining the cah-razy You-media bandwagon. Praising online media, managing editor Bill Grueskin waxes on about the power of blog comments and other opportunities for reader feedback. And today's online poll at WSJ.com is clearly a case in point:
At least no trees — Christmas or otherwise — were harmed in the making of that "journalism."
WSJ Gets Comfortable With Blogs, Wants to Boost Community [PBS/MediaShift]