Web Logs or 'Blogs'

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In addition to the 24-hour coverage being provided by the cable channels and the hundreds of embedded reporters filing from the region, this war is being covered through yet another medium: Web Logs, or "Blogs" as they're known. Blogs are a kind of Diary on the Web. Since military action with Iraq began over a week ago, dozens of war blogs have cropped up, including one which is supposedly the only electronic diary being written from Baghdad.


Charles Piller
*Staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, wrote a story about the DearRaed.blogspot.com Web log in the March 31, 2003, issue of the paper.



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