"Bloggers, said Okrent, are having a "huge" influence on The Times -- both for good and for bad. On the one hand, bloggers are holding the paper accountable for factual errors and for not covering some things. On the other hand, some bloggers make up stories that just aren't true. Okrent does read blogs, particularly high-traffic blogs, which sometimes provide their readers with links to e-mail Okrent about certain stories...."
blogJosh (Josh Shear) has a write-up on NYT editor Daniel Okrent's public conversation last night with David Rubin, dean of the Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University.
From reader Eddie Paul Miller:
I'd steer people to two stories at The Common Ills.