01/13/2012 01:14 pm ET Updated Mar 14, 2012

Wonk Bloggers And The Vanishing Voices Of Workers

The hiring of wonky bloggers  like Yglesias--Slate hired him as its "business and economics correspondent" last November--is a labor issue that not only affects the industry in which I work, but also the quality of journalism that is crucial to the lives of workers. Yglesias is a trend-setting blogger who The New York Times labeled as one of the "New Brat Pack," whose ability to produce massive amounts of content could lead to the downsizing of news organizations through the elimination of traditional reporters who produce less content.

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