Two Critiques of ESPN's Insider Blogs
Our blogs are encouraging the spirit of openness–there’s nowhere else on our site where writers like Karabell, Ford, etc. express themselves as frequently or candidly as on their blogs. You are insinuating that charging people to read interesting content that happens to appear on a blog is a karmic violation of the unwritten laws of the blogosphere.
Brian Behrend has a more valid critique of ESPN's current blogs.
What do you think? Are blogs "supposed" to be free? How useful do you find it to be to post comments directly on a live site, versus emailing feedback to the editorial staff?