Thursday, September 23, 2004

Breaking News? You don't Want it to be About You

From the department of even a broken clock can be right twice a day.

"You'd think "Buckhead," who first spotted the flaws in the documents, is the cyberworld's Woodward and Bernstein. Now the conventional wisdom is that the media will be kept honest and decent by an army of incorruptible amateur gumshoes. In fact, cyberspace is populated by a coalition of political obsessives and pundits on speed who get it wrong as much as they get it right. It's just that they type so much they are bound to nail a story from time to time."

Tina Brown really nails it with this piece. The Marcia Clark analogy and the gloves? Brilliant.

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