slashdot (was: International Addresses)

Wade Preston Shearer lists at anavidesign.com
Fri Mar 25 13:06:04 MST 2005


> I quit cold turkey a few months ago, and I've never felt better.  It 
> finally dawned on me that most of the articles were sensationalistic 
> and one-sided, and they have no sense of clarity in journalism.  Plus 
> I remember reading one site that talked about how one of the main 
> moderators pretty much blocked stories and banned people who would 
> disagree with his p.o.v.  That and reading the comments can really 
> warp your mind -- people are modded up if others agree with their 
> comments, not necessarily if they are correct or not.

The problem that I have with slashdot is that they will publish 
anything and everything no days. I guess their stated topic ("news for 
nerds, stuff that matters") is broad in itself, but things were a 
little more focused when I started reading.
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