Inq7.net tech writer Erwin Oliva notes that there is a growing trend for news sites to get their source from blogs.
He quotes from a recent IT magazine article, ITJourno Asia:
Epitome: Bloggers pave the way for journos
By Tan Lili and Aaron Koh
26/01/2006 01:50:26 PM
Two tech reporters today based their stories on blog entries that are a tad controversial, but definitely newsworthy. Could this be a rising trend for news reporters? Erwin Oliva for INQ7 penned an interesting article on an “œalleged memo exposed by Filipino bloggers about a brewing marketing war between (Globe Telecom) and rival Smart Communications”.
We’re glad that the local blogging community is now being slowly accepted as credible sources of news, though I believe this has been a trend in the west for several years now.
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