Sunday, February 13, 2005

The Silence of the Shams

There has still been no significant mainstream media coverage of the Eason Jordan scandal - two days after he resigned. The mainstream has apparently decided to make Jordan an unperson, and his resignation due to pressure from bloggers a non-event. Many have speculated that the mainstream, especially television news, can't sustain the perception of another Dan Rather-like defeat at the hands of bloggers.