“With the swelling influence of the Internet and the blogosphere, the pressure to generate instant commentary is only going to grow more intense,” he writes. “But it is a deeply unhealthy impulse, and commentators — in every medium — should resist it. It’s nice to be first. It’s better to be right.”
The harshest examples of criticism against Carroll came not from “new media” but from talk radio.
Radio, a medium which is how old now?
And the attacks that did come online didn’t come from “the blogosphere,” they came from right-wing hate sites and Republican blogs.
But no, poppet. You go on finding any excuse you can to bash that mean ol’ Internet. All of it. With it’s “swelling influence.” Schmuck.