Blog Ethics, Transparency and a Raging Debate over Blogging for Money

I’ve been busy the last few days preparing for and speaking at a conference so have missed the big blow up on the payment of bloggers as consultants by Howard Dean last year. The story has brokens’

Read more at Orcinusbroken recently and bloggers everywhere are having their say about Blogging ethics, transparence etc. I thought I’d link up to a few of the emerging conversations on the topic. Just to name a few:

Zonkette: Financially Interested Blogging – On “Black Blog Ops,” Conflicts and O’Reilly

BuzzMachine… by Jeff Jarvis – Media on Media

Orcinus – Ethics Indeed

John Kerry 2004 – The Best Supporters Money could Buy

Slate – Blogging for Dollars

Secure Liberty – Bloggers On The Take

Powerpundit: The Transparency Of Bloggers

Captain’s Quarters – Kos, Teachout, Williams, Lauck, Van Beek – January 13 – January 14

Hullabaloo – Those who can, Blog;, Those who Can’t, Teachout

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