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Hong Kong: bloggers invaded mainstream?

Sidekick comments that bloggers has invaded mainstream newspapers (zh), while, Florence from Over the rainbow notices that there are more and more mainstream reporters in Hong Kong getting their information sources and stories from blogs and internet bbs, however, it would be difficult for netizens to get the “journalist” status (zh).

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  • I think that a large part of Chinese Language newspapers using HK blogs as a news source is laziness.

    It is however, probably good because I think that many bloggers, at least the English Language ones have a higher level of ethics and reliability than many of the newspapers.

    Many bloggers have lots of ecperience various fields and when they write about those fields have a level of expertise that journalist will never have. Thus, using blogs is a good thing if done with anything approaching care.

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