Not everyone is ready to write off the mass media and old-style politics.
Paul Grabowicz, who teaches new-media courses at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, has some doubts about the political importance of blogs.
“They may play out like a lot things that exploded on the Internet and were going to change everything,” said Grabowicz. “On the other hand, the sophisticated answer is that they’re an interesting addition to the public discourse and a welcome check on journalism.”
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