Virginia I. Postrel — REASON magazine Most people don’t want raw data. They want information, or knowledge, or perhaps even wisdom. They want someone else to take the time to sift through the data, to select what is true or interesting or important, and to tell them about it.” And that’s what blogs are all about…specialized information. We need to find the experts to sift through the Internet data for us. That’s the charge to my journalism students…be the filter for whatever it is you want to learn about.