02 Mar '13, 3pm

Dot Earth Blog: A Farewell to the New York Times Green Blog: Can green news be covered without a Green blog?

With the posting Friday evening of “A Blog’s Adieu ,” The New York Times shut down the Green blog, which, through 5,364 posts, had been an excellent aggregator of environmental news and analysis that didn’t fit in the flow of conventional articles. In a short addendum , the editors directed readers to other Times blogs that will pick up some of the slack: Please watch for environmental policy news on the Caucus blog and energy technology news on the Bits blog. They also provided a list of Twitter accounts of reporters who were regular contributors. From a logistical standpoint, the shutdown of Green was probably inevitable once the environment desk was closed in January. The two editors have new duties, and a blog (as I know too well) is a lot of work. But inevitability doesn’t take away the sting. Curtis Brainard, who writes about science journalism for the Columbia Journ...

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