Reminder (and warning): Bloggers are not journalists

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington sparked a debate on ethics when he decided to run internal documents from Twitter that were leaked to the site from a hacker. Communicator Amy Mengel weighed in on the debate to offer a reminder about bloggers: “Let’s all remember,” she wrote, “that bloggers, like Arrington, aren’t journalists. They don’t operate under a professional code of ethics. … From the standpoint of a PR professional or a corporate communicator, …

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