Christopher Lydon: “Howard Dean scares the institutional media out of their wits - not because of who he is or what he might do as president, but because of what he and ‘Internet democracy’ say about them.” Some tasty pearls in this lengthy piece by Lydon. (via Ant’s Eye View)
Meanwhile, Cluetrain-er David Weinberger launches Loose Democracy weblog on Corante, who’s producing some of the best new blogs these days. Way to go Hylton! And Jay Rosen serves up A Campaign Reporter’s Dissent: “one reporter’s struggle to realize something better in his reports tells a lot about the state of campaign journalism today.”
The conversation is getting better every day.