I will post these for time to time.
Here is an interesting article on the social history of blogs
And another on the history of blogs from the Columbia School of Journalism
And another on the personal knowledge publishing and the history of blogs by by Sébastien Paquet.
And another on the history of blogs by Anton Zuiker, Park M.A. Fellow in Medical Journalism, Journalist, editor and weblogger
Here is a Fast Company interview with David Weinberger on blogs. He is the author of Small Things Loosely Changed: A Unified Theory of the Web , and most recently, Internet advisor for the Dean campaign.
Another Fast Company article on business blogging – “Blogs were once the domain of angst-ridden teens and doomed presidential candidates. But the likes of Verizon, IBM, Microsoft, and Dr. Pepper are all climbing on the blogwagon.”
Finally, thanks to Cesar Brea here in the Sun policy on blogs and the Groove policy on blogs. For thos in the Boston area, Cesar is giving a talk, May 27 meeting of the Public Relations Society of America's Boston Chapter on the use of blogs for marketing purposes. The talk will be entitled, "Weblogs: Affectation of the Digerati or Mainstream Communications Tool?" I am looking forward to attending.