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Man Bites Dog

It’s that kind of story for those obsessed with new media.

Political journalist Marc Ambinder of the Atlantic – respected, insightful, original, and no I don’t know him – has announced today that he will blog no longer.

He talks about the destructive energy of the relentless feedback loop, and the exhaustion he feels from maintaining his “web based personality”.

In our Brave New World of New Media and personalised outreach and interaction, it’s a must read.