Ignorant mass-media strikes again
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us
Thu Dec 10 00:07:43 UTC 1998
On Wed, Dec 09, 1998 at 02:24:00PM -0800, Tony Li wrote:
> avg at alink.net (Vadim Antonov) writes:
> > Am i paranoid, or is mass-media hell-bent on propaganda of antisocial
> > behavior in the Internet?
> > Or are they just really clueless?
> They found out a long time ago that controversy and sensationalism sells
> papers. This predates the Internet or its founders.
Never ascribe to malice that which can be adequately explained by
stupidity. -- Lazarus Long, among others.
They're just _really_ clueless. They don't understand "the _right_
answer"... if the answer works, they'll promote it.
Kind of like the UDP meltdowns when I-phones first hit.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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