[conspire] News Sources

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 17:38:11 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 03:50, Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net> wrote:
> James Sundquist:
>> What trusted sources do you go to for news?  I get Linux Questions,
>> Linux Today and Lifehacker.
> I stick to Linux Weekly News for the more traditionally journalistic
> news.  I tend to follow the rest through more "grapevine" sources such
> as mailing lists like this one or IRC channels where friends paste in
> occasional LKML archive links and suchlike.

I _write_ news. It's the only way I can be sure. What can I help with?

I'm on various Sugar, Fedora, Debian, and Ubuntu mailing lists, I
write at OLPC News and Daily Kos, and I have a daily Google alert for

In my experience, the news is always wrong. Not about everything in an
article, but always something. This has always been the case for
projects I was involved in, so I assume it holds for everything else.
The mailing lists can be wrong, but corrections are usually immediate.
I have also made mistakes, and I am grateful for corrections.

> --
> "It is not very unreasonable that the rich should
> contribute to the public expense, not only in
> proportion to their revenue, but something more than in
> that proportion." -- Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations

Thanks for reminding me. I needed that quote for my Daily Kos Diary.
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