Political conventions to welcome bloggers

More than 30 independent Web journalists have been accredited to cover the Democratic convention, and the Republicans said Friday they’ll also credential so-called bloggers.

It’s the first time bloggers will be joining the thousands of newspaper, magazine and broadcast journalists at the quadrennial presidential-nomination events. —Political conventions to welcome bloggers (CNN/AP)

A few people have mentioned this story to me… I think CNN’s version won’t disappear from the web in a few weeks.

Update: See Wired’s too-cutely-headlined “Blogging against Convention“.