The anonymous nurse helping to patch Japan’s wounds
An anonymous nurse, sent from Tokyo to the disaster zone immediately after the deadly earthquake and tsunami, has blogged her entire experience, from watching bodies pulled from the rubble, to caring for children in disaster centres.
The public identity of Grog from Grog's Gamut -- a political blogger of much acclaim in the recent election -- was unveiled by The Australian this morning. Grog argues that it isn't in "the public interest" to reveal his name and occupation.
There's a clear formula for an incendiary blog. First an inflammatory sentence, then a tenuous connection to something serious and blatant insults thrown at sceptics. And then the comments! Any angry internet person can do it.