So Howard Kurtz went fishing for Facebook friends in his Media Notes column in the Washington Post. Then he chatted about it. As an active member of the mediablogojournoschoolosphere (great word, Ryan), of course I am a Facebookie, and I was touched by his plea, so I shot Howie an add friend invite and waited…. and waited… and waited… and am still waiting. Howard is adding friends right and left, which you can see from his profile if you are in one of his Facebook networks, so maybe it is just me? Sure, many of my friends say I’m like black licorice (not everyone likes black licorice, but the people who do really like it), but c’mon Howie… how about a little blogolove for a lostremoter? Kurtz has friended your friend and mine Jeff Jarvis, who is a frequent guest on CNN’s Reliable Sources and one of the few pundits who get airtime to talk about online issues on his show. Have any other media bloggers reached out to Howie, or is the door not really open to our ilk?
Update: At 1:24 EST, Howard and I became friends! I encourage all of our media blogger buddies out there to get friendly with each other and Howard, too!