Saturday, August 21, 2004

They still don't get it

You have to feel sorry for the folks at the New York Times. They can't seem to get over the fact that there are more sources for news than themselves.

[Kerry's] aides were faced with a strategic dilemma that has become distressingly familiar to campaigns in this era when so much unsubstantiated or even false information can reach the public through so many different forums, be it blogs or talk-show radio.

This, of course, has already been talked about in this book. The Fourth Estate is losing its grip on the monopoly it has of informing the public and it is driving them nuts.