Maybe I was wrong. When Andrew Sullivan signed onto Time Magazine to become a house blogger, I regretted that he didn’t stay independent on his own blog and that Time didn’t find a clever way to enable that. But since he started getting regular pay, he has been blogging up a storm and I’m glad to see it. Funny how money motivates. So as much as I want to see the distributed world made real, until we reach that shining day on the hill, maybe hiring bloggers isn’t such a bad idea.
Here’s a hilarious post from Sullivan today: Virgin is now a dirty word.
: LATER: Just got email from Mark Tapscott saying that the Examiner in D.C., where he is editorial page editor, just signed up a gaggle of bloggers to become regular op-ed page contributors: Ed Morrissey of Captain’s Quarters, Jeralyn Merrit of TalkLeft.com, LaShawn Barber of LaShawn Barber’s Corner, Betsy Newmark of Betsy’s Page and Mary Katharine Ham of Salem/Hugh Hewitt.