Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Nihilists 1, Citizen Journalism 0

The idea at the LA Times was to let readers add their thoughts to an online editorial about Iraq. "Within hours one user had managed to change the headline on several pages to read "Fuck USA". Citizen editorial participation is officially on hold status at the newspaper.
[guardian]
[LAT]

2 comments:

ttyler@hotmail.com said...

So, what's the real difference between that and the typical LAT story line or editorial?

I don't if the LAT found out how many people dislike it, or what type of reader the LAT attracts ...

Banjo Jones said...

The main difference, the one that kinda jumps out at you, is the headline that invokes the F word.