That of course was taken for granted, though not all of us necessarily had the same goals in mind.
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There were approximately 150 bloggers and journalists from about 30 different countries attending. The bloggers outnumbered the journalists.
In his critical article of the event, Gary Rosenblatt -- of the Jewish Week -- asked the question, What Was The Goal Of The Jewish Media Summit In Israel: Advocacy Or Access. He also delved into the answer, with the distinction that:
there is a difference between journalists, whose mandate is to strive for facts and fairness, and bloggers, whose goal is opinionated engagement.That is the standard answer, and generally still valid.
But there are qualifications.