The definition of Weblogs: A Weblog is a frequently updated web site that points to an article elsewhere on the web. These often contain comments and on-site articles. The act of weblogging is called Blogging.
The Pros of Blogging • Weblogs provide a constantly updated news stream. • Many news stories begin as blogs and are then picked up by news papers • Weblogs make the news interactive. It allows individuals to collect an analyze information to create the news. • Unlike large news papers, weblogs publish any editorials they want, and are not swayed by outside commercial measures, such as advertisers. • Working hand in hand with print media, weblogs are creating a journalistic revolution.
Cons of blogging • Bloggers often tend to add their own opinion to the story. • Many bloggers lack journalistic ethics. • Some weblogs are not viable sources of information. • Bloggers often use weblogs as a platform to bash print media.