The Financial Times
He may not have the name recognition of a Mossberg or Pogue, but the FT's Paul Taylor has broader global reach. His work comes across as personal but not egomaniacal. He builds his columns around reader mail. So why isn't Paul's name a household one? His work resides behind a pay wall. He also spends time tracking the telecom beat, so his attention is divided and blogs less than his consumer tech edit colleagues. Nonetheless, you'll see in our notes below that Paul Taylor belongs on your A-list.
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Sam Diaz, blogger
ZDNet, Between the Lines
Guys like Sam Diaz don't come along very often. He's a hard-nosed journalist but approachable and empathetic to PR. He also WORKED in PR as recently as last year, hired by SutherlandGold to teach clients to blog. He shares his "lessons learned" with us below… but more important, he also shares the secrets of getting on his radar at ZDNet. One of three authors of the "Between the Lines" blog, Sam is a generalist who's worth pitching for just about any genuinely newsworthy tech story.
We caught up yesterday with Help a Reporter Out (HARO) founder Peter Shankman;