Practicalities v. Principles: The Prime Beltway Affliction
As I briefly noted yesterday, Michael Massing wrote a lengthy analysis of online journalism and blogs for the newest issue of The New York Review of Books.
In general, his article is much more reasonable, thoughtful, informed
and insightful than the standard establishment journalism piece on this
topic. But one criticism he offers is worth examining further because
it reflects a pervasive and destructive Beltway belief.