Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Dan Rather's dismissal, er, retirement explained

(My what a good surprise! I come home and find the blog linked to The Anchoress! Welcome visitors! Dennis the Peasant gets the credit. He's one of the Second Page of PunditDrome, the aggregator I scan most besides my own Bloglines list.)

Dennis the Peasant nails it.

It wasn’t about The Power of the Blogosphere™. Nor was it about liberal bias in the nation's newsrooms, sloppy reporting by a geriatric hack or a lack of fact checking by an obsessed and deranged producer. It was about corporate profits and corporate politics. It was about how corporate executives go about their business.
He's right, you know.
Go read the rest, and get this:

Message To The Blogosphere: Get over yourselves. Quick.

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