I caughtthe end of The Daily Show on Comedy Central last night and I heard John Hockenberry discussing Military Blogs (MilBlogs). I have to admit that I never thought
about the potential for disseminating information on the Irag War through the
blogging of military personnel actually there doing the fighting.
included a link to Black Five's blog,
which includes links to many other MilBlogs. The graphic honesty that you can
find in these blogs offers a different perspective on current events. This is
one area where blogging reveals its true power to give voice to those who did
not have it before. Take heed though these are stories from the front lines
and some can be graphic and tragic. However, it is very interesting reading.
areas could blogs offer such close to the action perspective I wonder? Perhaps
President Bush should have a blog he could explain to me exactly what all the
brush he is currently clearing has every done to him to deserve such treatment.
Mark Kaelin is a CBS Interactive Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He is the host for the Microsoft Windows and Office blog, the Google in the Enterprise blog, the Five Apps blog and the Big Data Analytics blog.