Lesson No. 1

Georgina Henry, an accomplished newspaper editor, makes the switch to blogging, heading up The Guardian’s week-old Comment is Free, and she takes away the most important lesson:

he randomness, that sense of never quite knowing who’s going to post when and what, is both the joy of the new site and slightly scary. It’s the lack of control you feel you have at times – and control, I realise, is the one of the hardest things for editors to cede.

I’ve been most impressed by the quality of discourse in the comments.