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What a Joke of a Hypocrite

New York Times executive editor Bill Keller, of the arrogant-all-the-way-to-death's-door newspaper industry, takes a shot at the new media that is keeping his business almost still relevant.

By on 4.3.09 | 12:05PM

New York Times executive editor Bill Keller, of the arrogant-all-the-way-to-death's-door newspaper industry, takes a shot at the new media that is keeping his business almost still relevant:

Keller said he had little use for Web sites like Google and Drudge Report: "If you're inclined to trust Google as your source for news -- Google yourself."

The Times uses Drudge on an almost-daily basis to leak their top stories for the following day. He ought to be bowing down and thanking him profusely for driving readership up. As for Google, maybe they ought to put a block on all Times stories in their news aggregator mechanism.

Clueless...

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