Brooklyn Ghostbusters: Blog Post to World News

An example of how a short post on a neighborhood blog becomes a national news story.

Feb 29 – 9:34 a.m. Pardon Me for Asking Blog
Feb 29 – 10:08 a.m. Brooklyn Optimist Blog
Feb 29 – 12:11 p.m. City Room Blog, NYTimes.com
March 2 – 7:30 p.m. McBrooklyn Blog
March 3 – (time unknown) Curbed Blog
March 4 – 4:00 a.m. NY Daily News

On March 4, 2008, the Associated Press wrote a wire story on the Brooklyn Ghostbusters. It ran in newspapers and Web sites across the nation.

And five hours after I posted this on The South Jersey Line last fall, Morgan Pheme Pehme wrote this comment on the message board.

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