“Hit Men, Click Whores And Paid Apologists”


Not us.

He means tech bloggers.

“…Welcome to the Silicon Valley cesspool” he [Dan Lyons, above, technology editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast] wrote on his personal blog this month. It was illustrated with pictures of Michael Arrington, the founder of the TechCrunch blog, and MG Siegler, a longtime friend of Arrington’s, who still writes for TechCrunch, both offering an Adele-style finger to the camera; the post suggested that the duo are doing much the same to the idea that journalism should be independent, reliable and open.

A Blogger Or A journalist? Debate Over The Power And Influence Of Tech Writers (Guardian)

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