The Guardian chief, Alan Rusbridger, thinks blogs are crap and no-one will ever be clever enough to create a uber-sophisticated system like an old newspaper with its 600 whole journalists.

The Guardian chief, Alan Rusbridger, thinks blogs are crap and no-one will ever be clever enough to create a uber-sophisticated system like an old newspaper with its 600 whole journalists, the Guardian reports.

“But no one will actually go to the risk and expense of setting up a global network of people whose only aim in their professional lives is to find things out, establish if they're true, and write about them quickly, accurately and comprehensibly.”

Mr Rusbridger said the “blogosphere, which is frequently parasitical on the mainstream media it so remorselessly critiques, can't ever hope to replicate that”.

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