Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Blogging and the msm

An update on the role of blogs and, in particular, their utility vis a vis that of mainstream media (MSM). 
If you want information that is verified, accurate and considered on public policy issues, such as ecomyths, where should you go?  Journalists (especially academic journalists) have a vested interest in promoting the supposed veracity of the msm: it is a claim that has to be earned, not just assumed.