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Pedro And The Watcher: Is The OC Register The Only Paper That “Gets” Blogging?

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Maybe we’re biased (actually, we’re definitely biased), but we think the brand-spanking-new Pedro and the Watcher blog may be one of the few examples of a newspaper getting a blog right.

We love the LAT’s Homicide Report because we’re kinda ghoulish that way. And Gold Derby is often indispensable.

But we feel like a good newspaper blog should be filled with the kind of Web-only flotsam you can’t get in print.

Enter Pedro and the Watcher, the brainchild of Peter Larsen (Pedro) and TV critic Michael Hewitt (The Watcher).

The site is as fun to read as, say, Big Action!, but it’s slightly more focused — only slightly.

We’ll let Pedro explain:

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Reviewing Good‘s Media Issue Like A Rock Record

good_media_2007.jpgGood, the Los Angeles-based startup for “people who give a damn,” has made it to its 3rd issue, and already has the gumption (nay, balls) to put out a “media issue.” They seem to have a fan in Vanity Fair‘s Graydon Carter, who contributes a foreword-style essay on his favorite all-time magazines before Good editors pick 51 of theirs. A rock-and-roll style review:

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