The law's blurring journalist/blogger line

Lauren Kirchner writes in CJR about the latest developments in courtrooms across the nation, where bloggers are trying to gain the same protection from defamation actions as other news reporters. Plaintiffs and their lawyers are fighting back, and judges are divided: "Since New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1964, media outlets have had a strong protection against defamation suits. But, in the parlance of our times, who is the media?"