[The Spectator magazine] …said that blogging was a conversational medium in which readers were able to disagree with the writer’s opinion immediately, as had happened in this case. In that sense, the piece as a whole had been written by the columnist and those who had commented.
this defense of an inaccurate blog post by Rod Little raised my eyebrows. The principle that a piece includes its commenters would basically license trolling by shock bloggers/columnists. The PCC don’t seem to have accepted it though.