Blogs replacing news releases

Don Ledford, the Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas city, sent this brief email today:

Thought you might be interested in this update on the case of Jack Wayne Rogers, the Fulton, Mo., man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to child porn and obscenity charges. He appealed the sentence, complaining that it was too harsh, and today his appeal was denied. Here is a link to our new blog, which has more details.

This just makes so much more sense than blasting out endless email news releases. Everything is archived on the blog. You can search. Sign up for RSS feeds. This is how news will be “released” in the future. Er, today.