The future: Glenn Reynolds —

The future
: Glenn Reynolds — who better? — looks back at the year in blogging.

And what a year this has been. Blogging passed from its founders and their tech interests into a wider world, thanks to 9.11, with more bloggers, more interests, a larger audience, and greater influence. Blogs played a part in our post-9.11 world and will forever be part of that record. They played a part in politics, most notably the Lott story. And they are beginning to play a part in media, showing a new relationship to the audience, giving the audience a new voice, finding new ways to create media.

At the end of his column, Glenn looks to the future with a generous tip of the Instapundit fedora to vlogs and mobile moblogging.

What’s clear is that the professionalization of journalism