You gotta love this...I admit that I didn't know much about blogs until I started mine last year, and got into it while being deployed over here. It appears that CNN might be a bit sore about the loss of one of their senior editors Eason Jordan over the "targeting journalists" scandal.
>>from the article
But blogs have been credited with forcing the mainstream media to pay attention to issues they might otherwise have disregarded, such as the authenticity of a CBS News report that raised questions about President Bush's Vietnam-era service in the military.
"forcing the mainstream media to pay attention to issues that might otherwise have disregarded" yeah you know... little things like FACTS help in reporting.
CNN.com - Poll: Most Americans unfamiliar with blogs - Mar 3, 2005