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The folks at the Guardian Unlimited are experimenting with a new use of blogs:

From today, we’re experimenting with the idea of a “newsdesk update” Newsblog entry. Every weekday morning, one of our editors will tell you some of the main stories we’re planning to cover during the day, let you in on the editorial discussions that go on behind the scenes in our newsroom, and give you an opportunity to offer your comments and suggestions. And today it falls to me to get the ball rolling