The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

August 25, 2008

Bloggers among journalists at DNC

Written by Marc Giauque

For every three delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) there is at least one journalist; but many of them are working online instead of on the air.

If you walk down Denver's 16th Street Mall, you can't miss the sight of someone with a small video camera, gathering information for their blog sites.

Utah's Rob Miller is among them, entering diaries on Utah He's one of 55 bloggers
given press credentials for the event.

"It's making history because it is the first time they've credentialed bloggers, and what an honor for our blog to be a part of that," he said.

Miller is also the vice chairman of the Utah Democratic Party. Like a lot of bloggers, he doesn't make a dime for the work he'll do.

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