The reason artblogs caught on in the first place is that they frequently offered a sharper, better-informed alternative to the bland arts coverage published in regional newspapers—and that they were, to use a word coined by no less a journalistic authority than Joseph Pulitzer, "indegoddamnpendent."But at least being an official content curator is a paying job. Where does the support for these alternatives outlets come from?
§ The Cleveland Orchestra Invites 'Criticism' in From the Cold
By Terry Teachout
Wall Street Journal
Sightings | March 18, 2011