This Friday and Saturday will be the 2007 Milblog Conference (which yours truly will be attending:)
and just yesterday, Noah Shachtman at Wired posted about an Army directive issued on April 19
as Joe the Journals Editor notes Click here: Looks Like We'll Have Lots to Talk About at the MilBlog Conference
I've been a milblog reader for the past two years now, and if you are even a casual reader of milblogs.......I'm sure you've noticed that the directive that Shachtman posted about has caused a furor in the 'milblogosphere', to put it mildly.
While I think the directive is alarming, as I think it would be a huge mistake to silence the voices of our troops on the ground altogether, I noticed amid all the clamor on milblogs a few voices urging cool heads
And here's what THE penultimate milblogger, Blackfive, has to say about it
The Washington Post weighs in Click here: Soldiers Face Punishment Over Blogs - washingtonpost.com
and the inestimable Michelle Malkin has Two posts about this