Wednesday, February 22, 2006


Thanks everyone, but this blog is closing down. We set it up for people to respond to Trevor Butterworth's February 18 cover story on blogging and we are very grateful to everyone who has done so.
Had we but world enough and time, we would keep it going indefinitely, but sadly we haven't. What we do have is a permanent record of ideas and opinions from around the world on almost everything you could ever want to know about blogging. It may not represent every last thought on the subject, but it comes close. Not bad for a few days blogging, as even the biggest blog sceptics among us have to admit.

The FT Magazine editors

Tuesday, February 14, 2006


Is blogging really an information revolution? Is it about to drive the mainstream news media into oblivion? Or is it just another crock of virtual gold - a meretricious equivalent of all those noisy internet start-ups that were going to build a brave "new economy" a few years ago?

Trevor Butterworth talks to some of the biggest names in blogging and hears some surprising answers. Read the full story at