Blogger Dude vs Professional Journalism
We begin by comparing a blogger vs. a print commentator; they both are writers, conduct analyses of news, use personal knowledge and experiences to supports their claims, use facts in their genres, both forms can be produced online. However in a purposed effort not to conflate these similarities we now examine their differences.
A blogger is a website where a writer stores a collection of public journals of their experiences, observations, and opinions. Thus supported by other creditable news sources. Bloggers guide its readers to a pre-plan conclusion they want reader to reach.
Print media commentator Analyzes news and writes column or commentary, based on personal knowledge and experience with subject matter, for publication or broadcast: . The content is mostly a statement of facts and interpretation of information for purposes of developing a story idea.
Take for example this story: Five ways the mainstream media tipped the scales in favor of Obama by Rich Noyes Published November 07, 2012 FoxNews.com styled by editorial columnist from a mainstream newspaper.
Now look how the blogger approaches the same subject of a story that post-dates the print media commentator initial story. Bloggers use creditable news sources to support their blogs claims……”.Reviewing the 2012 presidential campaign, here are five ways the media elite tipped the public relations scales in favor of the liberal Obama and against the conservative challenger Mitt Romney”:
“One thing both bloggers and some journalists can agree on is that business as usual is over in the American media.”