Let’s Remember Some Blogs

Deadspin, Gawker, The Awl…what else?

The news over at Deadspin, where a corporate ghoul named Jim Spanfeller is apparently hell-bent on turning the site into some kind of Sports Forbes hellscape, is grim.

This fucking sucks.

Remember when blogs were good? Let’s remember some good blogs together.

  • Deadspin
  • Gawker
  • The Awl
  • Atlantic Wire
  • Take the Handle
  • Grantland? (Kind of a blog, right?)
  • The Hairpin
  • Splinter
  • Warren Reports
  • The Toast
  • ThinkProgress
  • Blog for America
  • Danger Room
  • Fire Joe Morgan
  • Harper’s Magazine

What are some blogs that you remember?

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You just sent an incredible message: that quality journalism doesn't have to answer to advertisers, billionaires, or hedge funds; that newsrooms can eke out an existence thanks primarily to the generosity of its readers. That's so powerful. Especially during what's been called a "media extinction event" when those looking to make a profit from the news pull back, the Mother Jones community steps in.

The months and years ahead won't be easy. Far from it. But there's no one we'd rather face the big challenges with than you, our committed and passionate readers, and our team of fearless reporters who show up every day.

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