Fake Steve vs. Press Release Copying ‘Reporter’

When Daniel Lyons delves into media criticism on the FSJ weblog, it always seems a bit out of character for “Fake Steve”, but it’s usually very good. This week he’s slagging on Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, an eWeek columnist who regurgitates press releases word-for-word and puts his byline on them as original reports — and apparently sees nothing wrong with it.

Thursday, 13 December 2007