“Independent bloggers can laugh all they want about the imperious posture of the mainstream media, but I and others at the N.Y.Times have never been more in touch with readers’ every robustly communicated whim than we are today. Not only do I hear what people are saying, but I also care.
“Sometimes I wonder whether I care to the point that I neglect other things, like, oh, my job. Tweaking the blog is seductive in a way that a print deadline never is. By the time I am done posting entries, moderating comments and making links, my, has the time flown. I probably should have made some phone calls about next week’s column, but maybe I’ll write about, ah, blogging instead.” — from David Carr‘s weekly N.Y. Times media column (1.15), this one titled “24-Hour Newspaper People.”