Originally Posted by Ocean
Are you referring to a sequence of monologues/mini essays that some websites have? I've seen that in specialized forums. It's a whole bunch of experts who like to write their essays about the topic. Like a mini-professorial exposition. It can be elegant looking and interesting in an informational way, but the lack of interaction places them between boring and insufferable. Not the BhTV crowd for sure. The political diavlogs wouldn't attract many from that crowd either.
True, but I would rather read mini, elegant, semi-professional essays than fly-by-night posters, who are not interested in discussion. The new format is no different from Yahoo message boards.