The membership includes independent/amateur bloggers, professional bloggers and professional writers who operate a personal blog, as well as those interested in the development of media blogging, citizen journalism, and related endeavors.
Media bloggers play a valuable role by holding media organizations accountable for their reporting, commenting on the current and future state of the media, supplementing local media coverage, and reporting on the media industry. To support this role, the MBA encourages continuing education for its members and supports the emerging citizen journalism movement.
Media Bloggers Association believes in the independence and freedom of expression of its members and is not concerned with issues of editorial integrity, journalistic fairness or objectivity of members, nor in resolving disputes between members." [from the About Page]
How To Blog
Emily Robbins has tried 'em all -b2evolution , Blogger ,blosxom MovableType ,TypePad , WordPress, and standing in the backyard shouting really loud. (Ok, I made that last bit up)
And she's still trying 'em.
Lots of peeves and gripes about various systems-leavened with links to articles about them.
Hard to say where this fits into the canon of "Blogs About Blogging"-I would say intermediate, rather than beginner.
Still, it's nice to see someone figuring it all out in public.
Thanks to Weblog Hype for the backhanded compliment [Now I know you exist too] Bloggerjack Reporter Susan Mernit went a little overboard with her praise for this part of the site. Hey, I just search for blogs and then catagorize them. You guys are doing the real legwork. Thanks though. The Blogonian