Quote of the Day 2

“If you’re writing about Boston sports, what’s more valuable to you, $25 or a press pass to the Red Sox? Or a backstage pass as a music writer to interview the band you’ve always wanted to interview? It’s something they can’t get but as a newspaper we could.”
BostonNow editor John Wilpers, editor of local free web daily BostonNow, which is publishing items submitted from local bloggers, quoted in a NYTimes piece on their service.
Susan sez: This quote leads into the what is appropriate pay for bloggers discussion, but alsdo acknowledges that money isn’t the currency for everyone–sometimes credibility and community are the sought-after factors.