Fowler is “the unlikely face of the new media renaissance”

Los Angeles Times | WP | NYT | MarketWatch
Huffington Post “Off the Bus” reporter Mayhill Fowler — a 61-year-old self-described “failed writer” –  attributes her recent success to persistence, serendipity and an acknowledged flouting of the old rules of mainstream journalism. || Related pieces by Howard Kurtz, Jacques Steinberg and Jon Friedman.
> Bill Barol: “You can call Fowler’s brush with Clinton anything you like. Call it ‘Participatory citizenship’ or ‘On-scene audio-visual blogging.’ You can call it ‘Midge,’ for all I care. But ‘journalism’ it ain’t.” (Huffington Post)
> “You killed a tree for that?”: Ossinger, Constable on VF’s Clinton piece (TSC)

We have made it easy to comment on posts, however we require civility and encourage full names to that end (first initial, last name is OK). Please read our guidelines here before commenting.