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What's wrong with this picture?

Saturday, May 05, 2007 by Dave Winer.

The NY Times announced their new public editor, the person who, more than any other person on the Times staff, represents the interests of the readers of the Times. Permalink to this paragraph

I'm sure he's a fine person, great reporter, watchdog of politicians. But -- what the Times needs more than anything is a reader to represent the readers. Someone to tell them, without a lifetime of training in the politics of newsrooms, what they're doing wrong.  Permalink to this paragraph

More likely, they're getting someone who will tell them and us why the public is wrong.  Permalink to this paragraph

As with everything else on this blog -- imho. Permalink to this paragraph

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