Bloggers get convention credentials: Does this mean we’ve arrived?
A new breed of political observers will be offering volumes of pointed commentary at this year’s political conventions.
But most of these bloggers (short for Web loggers) don’t fit the profile of a traditional journalist on the campaign trail.
[…] For the first time, the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention will credential a small number of bloggers to cover their nominating processes. Blogging was in its infancy during the 2000 campaign.