Perhaps Jeff Lee and his Van Sun colleagues will consider the sources tainted, but I'd say that RossK at The Gazetteer demonstrates clearly that Liberal versions of the BC Rail sale do not reflect reality. That fact should make Old Media uncomfortable and, judging by recent slanders and libels pointed at bloggers, they appear to be feeling the heat.
I was interviewed by an American reporter recently who had noted the vibrant blog scene covering British Columbia's regional politics. He wondered why. My answer is that the lazy professional media largely abdicated the role of independent commentary and analysis because ownership has a quite different agenda and the BC Government uses massive spending power to reward and punish.
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