Most HuffPo bloggers aren't professional writers? Let's check that out

Forbes.com

Jeff Bercovici looked through the bios of the last 100 Huffington Post bloggers to post entries to figure out what they do for a living. "It’s true that fewer than 25 of the 100 bloggers I surveyed identify themselves primarily as currently-working journalists," he writes. "But that number swells dramatically if you count up all the screenwriters, songwriters, documentary producers and humorists. At least half of the bloggers are published book authors."

> Earlier: Huffington Post says most of its bloggers aren't pro writers

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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