Diversity Is Good For Blog Rolls, Too

Here’s the blog roll on the left rail of Chris John’s Editor’s Note blog:


All fourteen links go to National Geographic web pages. And while we realize that NGS wants to keep visitors on its site, most bloggers use their blog rolls to share links to other people and places on the web—sources that inspire, provoke, inform, and entertain.

Why, then, does Chris Johns post only internal links? (If his blog were an ecosystem, it would suffer from a dangerous lack of biodiversity.)

Chris no doubt reads other stuff on the web. We’d love for him to share his sources by sharing his links.


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