Blogging From Inside a TV Station's Newsroom

December 2008
Nieman Reports;Winter2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p70
The author offers opinions on the use of blogs by Web sites managed by television news broadcasting organizations, particularly by local news broadcasting at television stations. Brittney Gilbert, a blogger for a television station in Nashville, Tennessee, is used as an example of how a blog can and should supplement television news coverage. The author describes her experiences as a blogger for both a television station and a newspaper. She states that maintaining a unique personal voice while generating a large amount of posted content is the most challenging aspect of the process.


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