We have noted in the past when major mainstream press started their blogging efforts. The list includes the WSJ’s blogging efforts (Barron’s, too), the NYT’s large collection of Blogs, Dow Jones Marketwatch blogs, and BusinessWeek’s blogs.
Trenchant: That’s what The Big Picture was called as one of the economic sites mentioned in Norris’ BlogRoll — which had the effect of sending me to dictionary.com to make sure I understood what the word meant.
BTW, his blogroll has an interesting feature: it randomizes the order on each page launch. I don’t recall seeing that any where else.