Blogging has been declared dead at least five times,” he said. “But that’s like saying creativity is dead, or personal expresion is dead. Ultimately some percentage of the people who get a taste for it through Facebook and Twitter want their own space. And for the most part, that’s a blog.
Some folks think that their opinion of something is global.
I agree 1000% - blogging is not dead. It has become important enough that the old "my girlfrend done dumped me and I'm sad..." kind of blogs are not even on the radar.
But, many of the old guard mediaasshats will NEVER get it.