: Christopher Lydon is doing an amazing job creating a soundtrack for the blogosphere, interviewing many of its leading lights [I just erased the post with all the direct links, so, to hell with it, go to the page and scroll]: Glenn Reynolds today, David Weinberger, David Sifry, Dave Winer, Doc Searls, Ed Cone, Eugene Volokh. I was just writing that post about how good it is when I saw the Winer put up the story behind it here.
Fickle finger of blame
: I’m glad I’m no longer the only one saying this: There was nothing wrong with the British government releasing the name of David Kelly. The BBC had an obligation not to reveal its source but to the government, it’s fair game. Yet after the guy offed himself, gushy brains tried to make this the government’s fault. It’s not their fault for releasing the name. It’s not their fault that he killed himself. In the Scotsman:
PETER Hain raised fresh questions yesterday about the extent of the government
Complain, complain, complain
: The “public editor” of the New York Times has to be the worst job in journalism.
Money makes the world go ’round
: View from Iran — the weblog by the Iranian/American couple in Iran — writes about money and the Islamic revolution. Money is destroying the people of Cuba. Money is destroying the people of Korea. Money is the issue in Iran:
Since the revolution, I have heard, money has become more important.
: I have the TV on behind me. Ann Coulter is on FoxNews. I don’t know what makes me think this but, I swear, she sounds constipated.
: Maybe that’s why she has never put a post on her weblog, which was announced with much fanfare back on June 23.
: Meanwhile, Geraldo Rivera hasn’t updated his weblog since April 24.