Stop The Presses! ‘WSJ’ Makes Online-Journalism Breakthrough

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 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]