In a fascinating and well-researched analysis Why corporate boards should blog on IR Web Report, authors Dominic Jones and Pam Agnew argue, "we
are convinced that the technology offers a highly attractive
opportunity for forward-thinking directors and boards. It enables
boards to get their message out…"

It would be fascinating if board members actually began posting. The combination of news from established sources plus board member commentary would certainly help investors and analysts get a better picture of a company. The value, of course, would be the aggregated content sets.

We encourage public company boards to take a foray into blogging. Here at Newstex, we’d be thrilled to syndicate board content to eager readers worldwide. But we wonder if any boards will have the guts to try. We certainly hope so.