Saturday, September 25, 2004


Google News Stonewalling Independent Media

Apparently Indy Media are upset that Google News often doesn't include Indy Media in its news sources.

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Naturally, none of this has anything to do with the usual garbage found on Indy Media sites which may be potentially aggregated by Google. Instead, this is all the fault of a "pressure campaign launched by prominent right-wing bloggers." Shortly after this accusation, Indy Media suggests.... A pressure campaign.

If they put aside their media-control conspiracy theories for just a second, it might become obvious that maybe Google wants to maintain credibility as a news source.

And there's the problem...

(Hint: As an open, unmoderated cesspit, Indy Media doesn't have any).

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