Bloggers Need to Do More Than Repeat the Press Release

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[Editor's Note: Magpie makes a great point about why bloggers (or any journalist) shouldn't be lazy and plug information into their post that they take directly out of the press release. She talks about a report on NPR which should serve as a cautionary tale. --Mel]

Delicate Steve has Rheumatoid Alzheimer's

I usually just delete delete delete, except when I pause to wonder what list I ended up on that someone might think my blog was a good venue for a discussion of gambling on college basketball.

But here's the thing - if I were going to tell my readers all about rheumatoid Alzheimer's, wouldn't you think I'd want to learn something about the Vizit frame, so that I could understand why I was visiting a breast center in search of the Dawn Treader?

Read the whole post at Magpie Musing.

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