Tuesday, October 21, 2003

Downside of blogging

"He's already lost a big chunk of his income and is under incredible fire, all because of three stupid sentences that demonstrate the dangers of blogging -- that is, posting your raw opinions online, almost immediately, without an editor."

This is a very good assessment of the Gregg Easterbrook situation. If you don't know, he is (was) an editor of the New Republic who lost his job over a statement he made in his own private blog. For the original article that lost him his job, go here. For his apology, go here.