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Jason Linkins

NYT's Anonymous 'Person On A Blog' Revealed To Be Random Anonymous Blog Commenter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anonymous blog commenters: I'm sure they are nice people, but please do not use them as sources, especially in such a misleading fashion.

Jason Linkins

Random Anonymous People With Unidentified Blogs Are Apparently Allowed To Be Sources For The New York Times

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This piece is very typical of political writing: there's an argument, that argument is easily resolved by the simple assertion of objective fact, but let's focus on the argument instead of the resolution because all the arguing is so exciting!