in such things as how this whole online journalism thing is shaking out with regards to institutional blogging, local reporting and the consolidation of news, you should check out two recent controversies.
Matt Yglesias, an institutional blogger, made a criticism of a third party with which his parent institution has positive relations. The CEO of the institution asked to put a "guest post" on Matt's blog to reiterate that Matt doesn't speak for the institution. You can follow the story here.
More interesting, and more important, is Dan Kennedy's reporting on the Gatehouse News/New York Times lawsuit.