Archive | June 5, 2003

Guardian retracts story — because of blog pressure?

Doc Searls points out the power of blogs to make a fuss that even the conventional media has to respond to: Off Guardian.

Daniel Drezner: The Blogosphere Gets Results from the Guardian. He posts,

The good news: The Guardian story that caused such a ruckus yesterday has been taken down from their web site. As a side note, this isn’t the only story they’ve had to retract this week.

The bad news: the Guardian ‘s blatant distortion of events has already been picked up by hostile media outlets in South Africa, the Middle East, and the United States.

Also at least 273 blogs, including my own, yesterday. I’ve noted the Guardian’s retraction on that post, too.

Thanks to Mike Sanders for the pointage.

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