John Cole points out a recent Doonesbury strip in which Gary Trudeau takes aim at bloggers:
Writing about current events is something these people do as a hobby or a sideline. If anything, they demonstrate that you don't have to be a professional journalist to come up with interesting or entertaining observations on the issues of the day. Perhaps that's why an elite media type like Trudeau feels it necessary to denigrate their efforts.
Nick Stewart has more (via Instapundit).