Technocratic has crunched the weblogs once again and come up with a metric of authority or trust in online sources. So, just who are we - the online community - trusting for our news?

The results are a wake-up call to the established media houses.

This should worry quite a few people.

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Community edited news recycling sites rank among the traditional sources such as CNN and the BBC. Blogs Boing Boing and Instapundit rank above Fox News and SF Gate.

In ‘Transparency Begets Trust in the Ever-Expanding Blogosphere’, JD Lasica explores the change in the voice of authority in news and comment over at the Online Journalism Review.