November 08, 2002

East Coast Media Bias!: You...

East Coast Media Bias!: You'll see that PBS' Media Matters is doing a New York-centric story on bloggers, with Cloned Reynolds flown in for regional flavor. What they won't tell you is that this story was originally conceived to be about West Coast bl-ers, specifically the rabble in Los Angeles. They came down for a visit, and met more than a dozen of us, but we didn't make the cut (budget considerations, they said), so the geographical focus was shifted to Manhattan. Number Two tries harder, etc.

Posted by at November 8, 2002 02:12 PM

i dont feel so bad now matt. they emailed me, i called them back, left a message, then emailed them back giving them a list of people they should also be interviewing (you, layne, glenn, etc) and then when they called back they said that they'd already picked their people.

just as well.

i dont photograph well on pbs.

Posted by: tony at November 8, 2002 02:40 PM

Damn Elite Eastern Media™... ;o)

Posted by: Old Grouch at November 9, 2002 06:12 PM

I got an e-mail from a Media Matters producer saying they wanted to "pre-interview" me. I e-mailed and called twice but the producer never called back. Well, at least I'm important enough to make the list of people not worth interviewing. Or even pre-interviewing.

Posted by: Joanne Jacobs at November 11, 2002 03:27 AM
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