Wednesday, August 06, 2008

How To Blog From Iraq

It's not quite citizen journalism -- after all, it is Newsweek -- but former j-school classmate David Botti, a Marine rifleman who has toured Iraq, is back in the troubled country blogging with his fingers and his eyes:

Newsweek: Soldier's Home, by David Botti

We always hear about journalists needing to understand the subjects they cover. I'm excited to read David's reporting informed by his previous experience on the other side of the civilian line. -The Ed.

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