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Comment by Angela Connor on April 9, 2009 at 3:19pm
You bet it will Paul. I'm glad they're confident and they do their thing despite all else. They have a real model.
Comment by Paul Balcerak on March 2, 2009 at 4:49pm
Great two-part interview. I've run into Tracy and her husband, Patrick, a few times at some Seattle-area meet ups and I'm always impressed by the amount of work they do (the 24/7 coverage and the ad sales). Unfortunately they don't always get much respect from the mainstream media elites in town, but I have a feeling that'll change with the ever-changing journalism landscape.
Comment by Angela Connor on February 26, 2009 at 4:04pm
Comment by Paul Balcerak on February 26, 2009 at 1:18pm
They're certainly one of the success stories. Tracy Record actually left her job at one of the local TV news stations to work full-time on the blog. She makes a living off of it now.

I'm biased because I live there, but the Capitol Hill Seattle blog is pretty good, too.
Comment by Cassandra Gallagher on February 26, 2009 at 3:42am
I've heard somewhere that the West Seattle blog is one of the best maintained ones Seattle has. I'll have to check that out.

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