Tim Bray responds to the growing mainstream media meme that “people are getting fired for their blogs”, and argues the opposite — that for most people, writing a weblog is good for your career.
Blogging clearly isn’t going to help that proportion of
people who aren’t really up to their job, or who are
prone to inarticulate flaming, or both. But then, those
people tend to have career problems anyhow. Put it
another way: not blogging won’t protect you from
career-limiting moves, and if blogging provokes one,
well, you were probably going to do it anyhow.