Great post from Jeff Jarvis over at Buzzmachine. He points out how the Times’ story about the Eason Jordan story oozes contempt for blogs and how the Times’ coverage of the whole episode is non-existant.
The truth is this. If you read the New York Times as your main source of news (as many newspaper editors and journalism professors still do) you’re getting an incredibly skewed version of reality. Ask a New York Times reader how long the Rathergate story was brewing. Or what the Swift Boat veterans’ charges actually were. Or whether the Australian Prime Minister’s re-election had anything to do with support for the Iraq war.
If you read the NY Times in a vacuum, you’re simply ill informed.