THE BUZZ AND THE BYTES
Over on his The Hot Button site, David Poland’s got up one of his rambling think pieces, this time on the State of Things in the world of Internet publicity. A lot of it is comprised of his critical take on Ain’t It Cool News and the way in which both the studios and the mainstream media feed off of it. It’s a three-part article and is quite interesting in its attempt to define and argue for the specialized role of Interet publicity while also calling out the most egrigious offenders of the relaxed-sourcing, anyone-can-do-it attitude of the Web press. Check it out here.