Titles are everything in the blogosphere …it can make a major difference in whether your post gets a “click” or not.
I had to click on the above post…the title caught me and here is what I thought about what I read…
The post was about feminism and the judging of moms which is rampant in the mom blogger arena. The mom judging is sometimes beyond a discussion…it can be an assault which in my opinion is very unprofessional, in addition to being unpleasant to read. This type of post puts me on the defensive…even to the point of wanting to defend the person or persons being attacked. I literally have to stop reading and refocus at times to not take sides until after finishing a post.
In the end, The Feminist Breeder certainly shredded a fellow writer’s post to make her point…I am not sure that her harshness was absolutely necessary to create a discussion on the hot topic. Her points were valid but focusing primarily on one feminist blogger did nothing for me coming over to her viewpoint.
Here is the link to the post in this discussion…http://thefeministbreeder.com/judging-moms-may-be-good-for-your-traffic-but-its-bad-for-your-feminism/
I would love to know what you think about blog bullying, assaults and attacks on bloggers by fellow bloggers.
Do you think assaults are necessary in some cases?
Are critical evaluations enough to generate good discussion?