Thursday, February 17, 2005
The MSM Hates Blogs
"...but she said it's broad definition of the term 'journalist' poses a slippery slope because it could extend protections to bloggers."
And as ELB points out the SAEN also omits some important information. The person filing the bill, Aaron Pena, D-Edinburg, happens to be a blogger; a fact left out of the "newspaper" story:
Pena, a blogger himself, said he likes the idea of including bloggers, but is willing to consider other viewpoints. Pena said he wasn't aware of journalists' past opposition to shield law in Texas and didn't know similar bills had failed before.