Fact check the media

Following on from the non-reaction that greeted the New York Times’ Pentagon media poodles story, Wired’s Danger Room suggests if journalists don’t fancy digging into the story, readers can do it themselves,

You can launch your own investigation, right now. The Defense Department has released thousands of pages of documents related to this outreach effort. Years’ worth of internal Pentagon memos, military talking points and interview tapes and transcripts with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are all now posted to the Pentagon’s website. link

Is this a job for New Assignment? Bit more interesting than crowd sourcing, surely? May as well do something interesting with that cash. Who knows how many known unknowns, known knowns and unknown unknowns you might find in Rumsfeld’s drawers.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Exit mobile version