] "I think that bloggers have put the issue of
] professionalism under attack," said Thomas McPhail,
] professor of media studies at the University of
] Missouri-St. Louis, who argues that journalists should be
] professionally credentialed. "They have no pretense to
] objectivity. They don't cover both sides."
This article seems to be pissing people off. I think its good. If the press isn't spinning you you're not doing something useful.
The New York Times - The Internet: Web Diarists Are Now Official Members of Convention Press Corps