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I truly hope the online version of journalism evolves that way. The challenge will be for readers and bloggers to push this evolution, as there is a distressing trend to write "populist" content; link list, me-too articles, top 10 ways to do X, that generates lots of Diggs and links, but does not contribute much to the conversation.

If we, as readers actively seek out the interesting, novel, creative, and challenging reads, we will encourage more of them. If we, as bloggers, link to content because it is truly great, rather than any other reason, we can encourage that evolution.

I'm certainly hoping that you've set out the vision for where online journalism evolves to, but I think it will be a challenging road from where we are at the moment.

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