hateful and one-sided” of course.
It takes a touch of the totalitarian to be so exercised by other people’s opinion.
Nevermind that Reuters clearly identify this as a blog section and prominently display this,
The following blog post is from an independent writer and is not connected with Reuters News. The opinions and views expressed herein are those of the author and are not endorsed by Reuters.com
HR even acknowledge this.
Never mind that HR says,
The Blogosphere contains a wealth of opinions and claims, some of which contribute to a rational debate and others which may be the personal rantings of a deranged individual
And never mind that even HR concedes news is something quite different,
While freedom of speech requires a degree of responsibility that is sometimes lacking in blogs, reputable news services are compelled to comply with much higher standards.
Despite all that, HRs criticism is,