Blog Criticism

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Blogs have been heavily criticized over the years. This was especially true during the early days of blogging before the major social media sites were established. Here are the latest posts about Blog Criticism on The Write News:

New York Post's Richard Johnson: Blogs are Parasites
I Want Media has posted this brief one question interview with Richard Johnson, the editor of New York Post's popular gossip column called Page Six. (March 26, 2008)

Greg Gutfeld at Fox News Bashes Blogs
Iran's leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may be blogging infrequently but that shouldn't mean blogging is dead. (December 16, 2007)

Sports Analyst Stephen A. Smith Bashes Bloggers
Here's a good one for the blog pessimism file. (December 11, 2007)

Columnist Calls Blogging Air Guitar Journalism
Sunday Times columnist David Bullard has written an article about blogs for the Sunday Times that qualifies as pure blog pessimism. (May 7, 2007)

John Mayer Pokes Fun at Gossip Blogs
Singer, songwriter and blogger John Mayer is poking fun at some of the most popular celebrity blogs including Perez Hilton, Pink Is The New Blog and TMZ. (September 30, 2006)

Jared Leto Wants Blogging to Die
Actor Jared Leto has had enough of blogging. (September 24, 2006)

How to Talk Yourself Out of Becoming a Blogger
We certainly aren't going to dissuade you from blogging here on Bloggers Blog but we will point out this one how to article. (September 17, 2006)

PC Advisor Accuses Bloggers of Navel Gazing
We have spotted another good article for our blog pessimism category. (August 17, 2006)

Gladwell Calls Blogs Parasites That Feed on Newspapers
Blogebrity has found a statement from Blink author and blogger Malcolm Gladwell that is highly critical of bloggers. (June 28, 2006)

FT.com Launches Blog to Go Along With Blog Bashing Article
Many bloggers have long argued that some journalists use negative blogging articles as a form of link bait. (February 21, 2006)

Another Columnist Loathes Blogs
Michelle Jarboe, a journalist for the News Record in Greensboro, NC, explains her loathing of blogs in a recent article called "Minority View: Send Blogging Bandwagon on its Way. (February 13, 2006)

Alan Meckler: 99.99% of All Blogs are Worthless
Legal departments around the world are concerned that people in their company are just blogging away. (April 27, 2005)

ALA President Bashes Bloggers; Neil Gaiman Takes Him to Task
In a most un-librarianlike move, Michael Gorman, president-elect of the American Library Association, lashed out at bloggers for having bad grammar, being unable to write well and questions their reading habits. (February 26, 2005)