Old journalism relies on bloggers’ insight

When a blogger known as icantread01 posted his girlfriend’s tale of being shot and wounded during the Virginia Tech massacre Monday, it set off a flurry of journalists trying to get ahold of him. Reporters from several news organizations, including CBC Newsworld, NPR and MTV News, all posted in the comments section of icantread01’s LiveJournal page, hopefully asking to contact him and talk about his experience talking to his girlfriend, Kate, who he said had called him from the hospital after being shot in the hand.

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