1.) Weblogs deal in the golden rule, modified to read: link unto others as you would have them link unto you.
6.) The quality of any weblog in journalism depends greatly on its fidelity to age old newsroom commandments (virtues) like check facts, check links, spell things correctly, be accurate, be timely, quote fairly. And as Roy Peter Clark says, if you?re telling a story and there
‘sa dog, get the name of the dog. —Ten Things Conservative about the Weblog Form in Journalism (PressThink)
A good counterpoint to an earlier article “Ten Things Radical about the Weblog Form in Journalism“
Together these articles are a tremendously well-written (and well-linked) introduction to weblogs in the world of journalism (or journalism in the blogosphere).