links for 2010-01-12

  • ARGH! the hubris of this article really annoys me.

    I think the catch in this PEJ study is "six key stories" — "key" as defined by whom? In my experience, nontraditional media (including blogs) regularly surface LOTS of news — local and hyperlocal stories, niche stories, all sorts of topics. The people who do this tend not to chase the same kinds of stories that newspapers do. They're adding a lot of value to the ecosystem.

    The study has a basic flaw, and I expect more news orgs will try to skew it, like the LA TImes did here, to try to comfort/justify themselves. :::foreheadmeetwall:::

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