A nice post by Kevin Anderson on the Corante web site about fostering community turns out to be more about getting buy in from the old media rather than takeover:
[But] the last few weeks have only reinforced my fundamental view that Big Media blogs have to remember they are taking their place in a pretty well established community: The Blogosphere. We’re not top dogs here. We’re in many senses johnny-come-latelys. And my view is that we must participate as equals not arrogant superiors.
I couldn’t agree more