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11 January 2006

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Brady Joslin

I agree with you - that's a pretty awful analysis. It sounds like someone doesn't understand something or control it, so they'd rather discount it entirely.

Ted Demopoulos

Nah, half full. But in this family friendly environment I won't comment on half full of what :)

Of course, many blogs are as they describe. Of course, one can also buy lots of printed media full of nonsense as well!

Media earns respect. If Scoble says Microsoft is renaming "Windows" to "Doors," I'll believe him. He's earned my respect. If I read it elsewhere I may not.

If The Wall Street Journal says space aliens have landed in Texas and are enjoying Texas-style barbeque with George Bush I'll believe it. If the World Weekly News says it I'll pay no attention (unless chronically bored and in need of a good laugh!.

neville

I think that's the real point here - respect/credibility.

There is a dark side to blogs as the Forbes piece points out (in its one-sided way). The Brandweek writer's very short text has a similar focus.

Glass half full of what indeed.

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