Paul Burka, Senior Editor of Texas Monthly, responding to a comment on his own blog:
May 23rd, 2012 at 8:46 am
Re “100 year decision”: Self-serving though it may sound, I regard blogging as journalism. Blogging is a mix of reporting and opinion. It’s an digital town hall meeting. People who don’t want to attend the meeting are free to go elsewhere.
Look in the comments about 40 responses down from the original post.