01/08/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Marc Ambinder Quits Blogging

I will not miss the naval-gazing, though I don't think I will be able to entirely escape its allure, as I plan to continue to write short posts at National Journal on occasion and will Tweet to my heart's content. (@marcambinder). I still think that, despite the combined efforts of myself and dozens of others, "blogger" carries a stigma among high-level editors and the standard-setters of this business that needs to be erased. I've done my best over these past five years, but I confess a romantic attachment to print and magazines, which is one reason I clawed my way into the Atlantic and National Journal Magazine whenever possible. In my new role I will still do as much online writing as I've done, but I will do it differently, and I suspect my readers will consume it differently.

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