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Blogging is Conflict of Interest for Journalists?

Ever get the feeling that the Washington Post is talking about you? I did, when I spotted this article via Micro Persuasion:

If, for example, a reporter who covers real estate writes in a blog about his personal feelings on the Iraq war, there’s no apparent conflict. But what if one of the reporter’s sources reads the blog, is offended, and so no longer comments for real estate stories because of the blog entries?

I don’t know how many other real estate journalists are blogging, but I haven’t come across any yet�

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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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