A Newspaper Talks With Readers in a Cyber Town Square

Dougherty, Patrick
September 2005
Nieman Reports;Fall2005, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p48
Presents a narrative about the use of Internet as a means of communication between newspapers and its readers. Benefits of the Internet to newspapers; Reasons for writing an editor's blog; Remarks on the involvement of newspapers in blogs.


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