The Bell Tolls

As our readers know, we are fresh from a bruising battle with Jim Boyd, assistant editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. So John Podhoretz’s piece in today’s New York Post seems timely to us:

This democratization of the news [through blogs and talk radio] is clearly a good thing, if only because it increases available sources of information in a democracy.
But it isn’t a good thing if you’re a proud part of an Establishment whose authority is being eroded and whose control of the marketplace is being successfully challenged.
What these Establishment-media types will never do