New York Times Reporters: We Are Bloggers Now

Scott Karp reports on blogging going mainstream, with the New York Times live blogging the recent Democrat debate:

“The New York Times, “newspaper of record,” now brings you the record within minutes after the event happens. This is truly a sea change, and evidence that the New York Times is indeed changing its editorial standards online — that’s not to suggest that [they aren’t] doing high quality journalism, but rather that [they are] on equal footing with anyone with a laptop, a blog, an a TV — and who has sufficient insight into American politics.”