I’ve read over the years many examples of the value of blogs and what sets them apart. Here’s a minor example. If you are interested in tennis, as I am, there is frustratingly little coverage of the sport in most publications. Even during major championships, like the recently concluded US Open, a reader of, say, The New York Times receives very little information that she couldn’t glean for herself.
So we turn to Peter Bodo’s Tennis World above all. Here I find all the technical analysis, detailed insight and sheer gossip that I want. Rosangel’s statistical work to illuminate the GOAT (greatest of all time) discussion is a perfect example.