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We Are Journalists

The FEC recently issued a ruling that all "bloggers" are journalists. We've been writing our website since before the term "blogger" hit the media. The key quote:

Fired Up qualifies as a press entity. Its websites are both available to the general publiuc and are the online equivalent of a newspaper, magazine, or other periodical publication as described in the Act and Commission regulations.

An examination of Fired Up's websites reveals that a primary function of the websites is to provide news and information to readers through Fired Up's commentary on, quotes from, summaries of, and hyperlinks to news articles appearing on othjer entities' websites and through Fired Up's original reporting,