Sunday, January 18, 2009

Rotten reporting: Is it just Apple coverage that ‘bites’? | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

Mary-Jo Foley’s timely reality check on the FFSJ Apple press bias/gullibility controversy – read the full post 

I am not as willing as Lyons to throw an entire blogging/press corps under the bus with blanket statements. There’s been some great Apple reporting over the years — so great that Apple sued some of those who conducted it to shut them up. (And was successful, in part, in doing so.)

There are definitely Microsoft fanboys (and girls) who report and blog about the company. But reporters clapping at a Microsoft press conference? Maybe. Somewhere. But I hear/see a lot more jeers than cheers in the Microsoft press rooms and events where I’ve been present than I noticed the couple of times I’ve been at an Apple event….

Rotten reporting: Is it just Apple coverage that ‘bites’? | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

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