The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Thursday, April 08, 2004
Media and the script
An example - did Condi know Al Qaida? - from the Howler - on the media beat since Pontius was a pilot.
Not that the guy needs a testimonial from a tyro like your humble blogger - but it is now on the daily list.
(Testament to the way blogs - well, this one - are driven by what is taking one's fancy at a given moment that, knowing for a good long while that the Howler was around, I'd only recently got into it.
He doesn't carry much on the Bolivian press, for instance .
But also to the paradoxical lack of interconnectedness on the net: you are almost guaranteed not to find by search the best evidence for what your are interested in. Inertia kicks in early; you satisfice; the very construction of the results list builds in a decision to stop looking after a while . And you stick with what, and whom, you know.
Plus, there are only so many hours in the day...)
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