At Online Journalism Review, Robert Niles debunks the charge that blogs are a parasitic medium.
-- The ProJo has relaunched its "double vision" ad campaign, which touts the paper's print and Web advertising. Speaking of which, Jon Friedman of MarketWatch looks at how mid-sized dailies are trying to make money with the Web (h/t Romenesko).
-- Following a Providence Newspaper Guild vote in favor of a proposed merger, members of the Pawtucket Newspaper Guild and the Woonsocket Newspaper Guild are slated to vote on the matter, respectively, March 6 and March 12.
-- Maple Street Press, a small publisher on Boston's South Shore, is out with its latest Red Sox annual. It's extremely informative and comes highly recommended for Sox obsessives.