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(Boing Boing)   Tech site CNET rescinds their review so that daddy will not be disappointed   (boingboing.net) divider line 17
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2013-02-20 11:34:38 AM  
...and CNET begins its rapid decline from respectability to the ESPN of tech journalsim
 
2013-02-20 11:42:44 AM  
Last month called, they want their news back.
 
2013-02-20 11:43:33 AM  
I didn't know CNET was owned by CBS.
 
2013-02-20 11:44:03 AM  
That article is dated Jan. 11th, and there have been threads on this topic a couple of times in the past month.

static.rcgroups.net
 
2013-02-20 11:47:51 AM  
"Rob Beschizza at 7:38 am Fri, Jan 11"

Old news is exciting!
 
2013-02-20 12:02:41 PM  
Yes, it's old news, but i anything that brings to light how corrupt the majority of media truly is gets a pass from me.
 
2013-02-20 12:05:33 PM  
C U C-BS-NET.
 
2013-02-20 12:15:26 PM  
The product review could end up influencing the court, and that alone is reason enough for it to come down.

Tech site CNET rescinds their review so that daddy will not be disappointed lose a court case.

There ya go, subby.
 
2013-02-20 12:16:54 PM  
Was this greened because daddy needs his money?
 
2013-02-20 12:21:40 PM  

jaybeezey: Yes, it's old news, but i anything that brings to light how corrupt the majority of media truly is gets a pass from me.


Yeah but it's not even the latest old news on this topic. After all the initial hub-bub CBS doubled down and said, "Too bad so sad, suckers."
 
2013-02-20 12:30:32 PM  
i1.kym-cdn.com
 
2013-02-20 12:37:21 PM  
So in cases like this, do we blame the subby, or the moderator who greenlit?

http://www.fark.com/comments/7530501/

http://www.fark.com/comments/7557905/
 
2013-02-20 12:38:47 PM  
FTFA: "...Buzzfeed's John Hermann says it exposes a profound difference in product journalism and actual journalism at the site."

Cause if anyone knows about actual journalism, it's...Buzzfeed?
 
2013-02-20 12:40:59 PM  

Supes: So in cases like this, do we blame the subby, or the moderator who greenlit?

http://www.fark.com/comments/7530501/

http://www.fark.com/comments/7557905/


Admin

/admins greenlight
 
2013-02-20 12:50:39 PM  
Submitter and admin should feel deep shame.  Their families do.
 
2013-02-20 12:56:37 PM  

Supes: So in cases like this, do we blame the subby, or the moderator who greenlit?

http://www.fark.com/comments/7530501/

http://www.fark.com/comments/7557905/


Both
 
2013-02-20 01:02:49 PM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Admin

/admins greenlight


Special J: Submitter and admin should feel deep shame.  Their families do.


StrikitRich: Both


So 1 vote for admin, 2 votes for both. Perhaps a 3:2 ratio of blame is required.
 
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