First the irreplaceable hilzoy retires, then the always-awesome Cheryl Rofer leaves Whirled View. Quite the upheaval in the blogosphere today.
The good news is that Cheryl isn’t retiring, just relocating. Add her new site to your daily routine (and keep Whirled View in the mix, of course).
One of the best in the biz (I’d say the best in the biz), hilzoy, is retiring. There is no voice out there quite like hers – reasonable, measured, honest, uniquely (and penetratingly) insightful, widly intelligent, humorous (with a mischievous bent), open-minded, humble, etc. God I’ll miss her.
Over two years ago, I wrote this:
I don’t have much to say about the role of social media in Iranian politics, or the politics of anywhere else for that matter. If the issue interests you, however, be sure to check out the on-line journal Arab Media & Society. Here’s the blogging tag, and you can get others from the sidebar. [...]