Please read and be prepared to discuss the following article, and listen to the audio link:

Technorati State of the Blogosphere 2009: “Who Are the Bloggers?” (There are three pages to this article, please read all.)

On the Media clip (listen) 141942, (read) transcript here.

Then evaluate two of the following, paying special attention to the quality of the writing, even if the topic is not something you care that much about–how do you judge quality writing on a blog?

Mouthpiece Sports

Go Fug Yourself


Smitten Kitchen

BONUS: a long review of the Kindle, from David Byrne (anyone? lead singer of the Talking Heads, and all around cool music guy…) I’m paying way more attention to these reviews, now. Am I coveting a Kindle? Not sure.

Here’s the link to the article about the cutely-named Nook!