MSM/NM continue to struggle for accommodation over Olympics, Edwards

The tape delay by NBC of the Olympic opening, together with the reluctance of MSM to pick up the National Enquirer story on John Edwards has generated the usual NM versus MSM hype. A more thoughtful column by David Carr of the New York Times points out that some afterthought to both events show that consumers of news are actually far ahead of the theorists of news in how they use both to get what they want, without picking one over the other.

New York Times, August 11 2008

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