And this is why the media are so perversely fond of Wikipedia. They see a giant encyclo-thing
put together by random twits, and go "why can't we get random twits to report the news for us".
CNN has been trying since 2006 with iReport. I seriously doubt that will be very effective. But they
Plus, (remaining) members of the Fourth Estate are quite fond of snitching pseudo-facts from WP.
is the future
. A shitty future, but the future nonetheless.
Hopefully all the corporate newspapers, newsmagazines, and TV news operations will bankrupt
themselves, and be replaced by something more honest.....if we're incredibly lucky.....
(whatever it is, it probably won't be
. You can't get much lower than
Even British tabloids give you more information than
.)This post has been edited by EricBarbour: Thu 8th December 2011, 12:45am