The sinking ship of mainstream journalism.

The Wentegate affair and much of the traditional media’s reaction to it really tell us something about the mainstream media.

Margaret Wente, who is documented to be a serial-plagiarist has already gotten defended by a few mainstream journalists (Jesse Brown with Maclean’s, Terence Corcoran and Dan Delmar of the National Post and even a Toronto Star boy Tim Harper). These people, as the superb Sixth Estate points out are defending plagiarism; they are rallying, in one way or another, behind a person who has plagiarised multiple times (without consequence).

The main defence, hopefully, comes out of ignorance. These people (Read more…)