Software Freedom Day 2011 Boston

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It's good news that people are not truistng blogs for major news. Bloggers are, by and large, untrained in newsgathering (some might say some TV and newspaper journalists aren't either, but that's another issue). Blogs are, at heart, personal journals. They're inevitably derivative of news coming off the wire services, and only rarely do blogs break news. Usually when they do, it is more along the lines of leaked, gossipy information.As we know, gossip always *seems* so interesting, and often winds up being an exaggeration or outright lie.Why believe the gosspers or look for armchair commentary, when you can read a story by a trained reporter on the scene