another ”news source” in sheep clothing
The all-encompassing ”1984” genre as depicted in the 1984 Super Bowl XVIII commercial, in alluding to IBM personal computers (PCs) instead of Microsoft and Microsoft’s MS-DOS, Apple Computer Inc. aka Apple Inc. missed the point.
Tron (the movie) correctly identified the Master Control Program (MCP) as Microsoft, in 1982. The history of the predatory WalMart-style Microsoft is well documented. Over the years, just as the dust was beginning to settle, Microsoft is stirring it up again in no different a subtle manner than News Corp identifying itself as news related.
According to Reuters, in the all new and improved whatever iteration, the Microsoft News (MSN) website ”will chiefly aggregate news from sources such as Reuters, the Associated Press and NBC, but it will also produce its own content,”
Thanks to the News Dissector blog.
too cynical and facetious sometimes bites man
”MNSBC political analyst Richard Wolffe will lead the new digital home of MSNBC when it launches in 2013 … Wolffe will report to MSNBC President Phil Griffin and NBC News Chief Digital Officer Vivian Schiller.”
Congrats, Richard and MSNBC!