28 February 2011

Editor/Blogger/Professor Crisp Recommends Another Blog

A recent post from David Crisp, professor, weekly newspaper editor and sometime blogger here in Billings  has recommended a blog by the political science faculty at Montana State University. They don't mention Bozeman or Billings but the number of professors listed as contributors would suggest that when they say they are from Montana State University they reckon the rest of us should know that they are referring to that excellent school just down the road in Bozeman and not that upstart in Billings. Have a look at what promises to be a useful contributor to our state-wide conversation.

They have been in business since 2008, with a sharp dip in contributions in 2009 and 2010. The contributions for 2011 are already eleven, and I am guessing they will increase as we blunder toward 2012. I always look at the sidebars to see who else the authors are paying attention to: not surprisingly the New York Times and the Washington Post are on the list of National Politics Links, but the Wall Street Journal is missing. The Gazette and the Chronicle make the cut on Montana State Politics Links but others are missing including what I am guessing are some folks from the University of Montana who might have some interesting things to say about politics and economics. Perhaps more will be added as time goes on.

2 comments:

David Parker said...

I'm looking to revise the papers/journals/links and I'm open to suggestions. E-mail some to me: dparker@montana.edu

Regards,
Dave Parker

Ken & Carol said...

Thanks for reading my note and your comment. I see you are aiming for non-partisanship, so I am suggesting more sampling of papers around the state and especially the Wall Street Journal to try to push back on the leftward-leaning NYT and WaPo. National Review might be useful for the same reason. Ah, never mind, as I see by your sidebar that these suggestions have already been taken to heart. I'm glad to see your contributions. First Things is another journal interested in The Public Square.

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