Friday, February 16, 2007

The Press
Marcy of Fire Dog Lake sums up the press while discussing her presence at the Libby trial:
Some bloggers at the trial have seen their skepticism about mainstream reporting confirmed.
“It’s shown me the degree to which journalists work together to define the story,” said Marcy Wheeler, author of a book on the case, “Anatomy of Deceit,” and the woman usually in the Firedoglake live-blogger seat.
Ms. Wheeler, a business consultant from Michigan who writes under the nom-de-blog “emptywheel,” believes that some trial revelations have been underplayed in the conventional media because “once the narrative is set on a story, there’s no deviating from it.”