New York Times Wants Bloggers

The New York Times has decided that bloggers are no longer beneath them. Says Dow Jones Newswires:

The New York Times Co. (NYT) is looking at ways of using content from non-professional journalists on its Web site, Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. said Tuesday.

Speaking at the Web 2.0 conference here, Sulzberger said one could argue The New York Times has been slow to integrate content from bloggers and other citizen journalists.

The site will eventually have that ability for journalists it can trust, he said. "Finding the right balance isn't easy."