06 February 2009

gannett / the town talk attacking blogs & bloggers again

With blogs, people can find and narrowly cling to their own brand of idiocy and never have to go elsewhere. The fact that blogs have become "news sources" should scare you.

By their very nature, "Web logs" are written from the perspective of the contributor. Masses of people are taking a single opinion from one person or small group, acting upon it and spreading it as fact. This is also sometimes referred to as a "cult." ~ read more
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of course as long as the "masses of people" have access to only gannett management and the town talk's editors and reporters "own brand of idiocy," masked as opinions, perspectives and news and are in turn -- spreading them as fact, then thats o.k.