Click on the links here to see how hip blogs covered a killing in their hip neighborhood. It’s not the dry WWWWW; in Gawker’s case, there’s a mandatory dollop of snark; Ultragrl and Fishbowl have personal perspective; Gothamist has a photo. They weren’t filled with facts and reporting; they’re just witnesses and neighbors spreading word. That used to be news.
by Jeff Jarvis