HOT OFF THE GRILL
It's a l(a)unch! Legal Times' new BLT blog, is up and running. Congrats to editor-in-chief James Oliphant and the gang at D.C.
I'll turn the mic over to James:
Hey look, it's a blog! Not exactly revolutionary at this point is it? So why would Legal Times do it?
The reason is the opportunity this medium affords us, one that despite the wretched excess of blogs polluting the net remains very real, particularly in the areas this publication watches.
Here at Legal Times, we like to think that we've got a decent little franchise that sits at heart of the power structure in Washington, which is another way of saying that we have our own kiosk at the crossroads of the world. This blog becomes another way for us to offer more, particularly where law, business, and politics intersect.
We hope to translate the smaller bits of information that comes across our transom in a given week into something interesting and entertaining on a daily basis. And if possible, perhaps break a little news, too.
Our other hope is that with these posts, you might get to know the people who make up this publication in a way that will never come through in print. Even better, it's possible this could become the best of journalistic endeavors, an interactive community where our readers can contribute as much as our writers.
So we invite you to check us out on a daily basis and to contribute with your comments.
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