23 August 2010
Citizen media watchdogs are mushrooming in the UK, with at least 10 blogs writing about the media and its mistakes. But why are they needed? Shouldn't the media itself, apparently dedicated to the pursuit of truth, be challenging its own errors?
As social media enable links to spread faster, more and more people are likely to discover this particular corner of the Internet. And as long as newspapers keep misbehaving, media watchdogs are not going away.