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From PostSecret to the lolcat to the Flying Spaghetti Monster, blogs have become tools to not only offer critical cultural commentary on American society, they bring questions about the role of the author to the forefront of the discussion of online media. Who is the author and what makes the person an expert or gives them credibility in an arena on the web where there are no rules or few conditions of entry, where any person can start a blog? What makes a good or successful blog? By which code do these bloggers blog in terms of ethics, user interaction, privacy, and legal issues?

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