Saturday, February 12, 2005

Power of blogs becoming indisputable

Trent Lott. Dan Rather. And now Eason Jordan, CNN's chief news executive, has been taken down by the blogosphere. What's interesting this time is that the story barely made it into the mainstream media before Jordan resigned. Given that he was part of the MSM, maybe Jordan saw the writing on the wall. Nevertheless, it seems that blogs are increasingly bypassing the MSM.

Two of my favorite quotes from the coverage (so far):

"The lesson: Bloggers are forcing truth to prevail." (

"Freedom of the press is the best disinfectant for public corruption. Bloggers are doing their duty." (