Google to fix blog noise problem [theregister.co.uk] blog noise??! Well, ya, ok ... I suppose.
Actually, when you consider how google computes a resource's cred, there's a significant point to be made here:"It isn't clear if weblogs will be removed from the main search results, but precedent suggests they will be."
Related, from LongBets: "In a Google search of five keywords or phrases representing the top five news stories of 2007, weblogs will rank higher than the New York Times' Web site", with Dave Winer as predictor, defending against challenger Martin Nisenholtz, who disagrees.