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Bloggers blur journalistic lines

News, opinion freely mixed in growing medium

Prominent local bloggers John Tighe and Theresa Grafflin sit at a table outside The Daily Grind on Lark Street in Albany.
Prominent local bloggers John Tighe and Theresa Grafflin sit at a table outside The Daily Grind on Lark Street in Albany.
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John Tighe isn’t what you’d call a conventional news reporter. The 56-year-old Milton man uses a downtown Saratoga Springs coffee shop as his office for most of the year and a swimming pool in Saratoga Spa State Park in summer. He admits he’s never received any formal training in journalism and that his writing often has spelling and grammatical errors. “I’m not a writer,” he said during an interview at a small corner table at ...


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irene58
September 23, 2012
5:08 p.m.

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I'm sorry - the Mayor of Gloversville thinks there's a difference between Mr. Morrison's posting on FB, and some of the things people post on the Mayor's FB page? Irony in its purest form!

I know some other reporters who post opinions on FB as well. Perhaps they aren't critical of the mayor....so that makes it ok for them.

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