Saturday, February 12, 2005

The Scales of Justice.

Question: What role does the blogosphere play in modern journalism?
Answer: Balance, thy name is blogosphere!

I want you to imagine that you are Lady Justice (you know, she is blindfolded with a scale in her hand). You have the opportunity to weigh several recent events against one another.

First, place so-called Enron style accounting with the Oil for Food program scandal.

Next, place the incidents at Abu Ghraib with the U.N. officials involved in sexual abuse scandals all over the world.

Which way does the balance tip? Which way does the MSM coverage tip?