PART 4Blogging Toward the Future

In this part of the book, we're going to meet some of the bloggers who are posting from war zones, police beats, and Antarctica to get a sense of how blogging in the future can redefine our connections with each other. And I'll make a few predictions about the future of blogging.

CHAPTER 14Blogging from the New Front Lines

What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a scientist doing research in some distant exotic place. Or a soldier fighting the good fight. Or a cop putting away the bad guys I saw in my world getting away with murder or worse.

Those dreams didn't come true; they were too far removed, too remote a possibility. When you grew up last century in a housing project in Los Angeles, opportunities ...

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